The burden of regulation on dental practice is increasing to such an extent it will affect the delivery of care to patients. The HTM01-05 decontamination guidelines have been introduced without a clear evidence base and will be difficult for many practices to apply. It places an unacceptable burden on practitioners striving to deliver high quality care to their patients and will drive many from practice decreasing the availability of care for patients.The need for HTM01-05 needs to be vigorously and urgently reviewed. 

Why is this idea important?

To reduce the unnecessary burdens on dental practices which will detract from the level of patient care available.

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