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National audit projects

Porth dental center
Hand holding medicines
Antimicrobial prescribing

Professional bodies agree that all prescribers need to improve antimicrobial prescribing. It is essential that the use of such drugs is evidence–based, and that each prescription must be for the most appropriate drug, at the right dose for the correct duration.

Abstraction of medical equipment
Integrating smoking cessation

Dental teams should take every opportunity to encourage smoking cessation and provide information on cessation support services. Brief intervention is effective in helping smokers stop smoking.

National audit registration forms

The HEIW National audits have been developed to improve care for patients within the primary dental services in Wales.

Audit
WHTM 01-05

NHS Wales Shared Services Partnership - Facilities Service have published WHTM 01-05 which replaces HTM 01-05.