The dental environment - expression of interest form CDS
Thank you for your interest in this study

We are conducting research to gain a deeper understanding of the CDS and PDS.

We would like your help by hearing about your experiences by either a focus group or interview. Completing this form will take approximately five minutes and will express your interest in participating in the study. All responses will be treated confidentially and used to select participants. If you complete the form and later decide to not take part you are free to withdraw, please let us know this by emailing us.

How this information will be used
The information is collected by the BDA to support the policy activity it undertakes on behalf of the profession. All data will be used for research purposes only and any information you provide will be treated confidentially.

What happens to the data collected?
Data from all participants will be coded, combined and analysed independently by the research team. Parts of the study may be submitted for publication. Direct quotes from interviews and focus groups will be used in reports and publications but quotes will be anonymised to ensure that participants cannot be identified.

Storage of your personal data
All information you provide to us is stored on secure servers. The data that we collect from you will not be transferred to, or stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area ("EEA"). Your personal data collected through this form will be stored for seven years. Data will be stored on our servers and our survey platform (Smartsurvey). Smartsurvey’s privacy policy can be found here: Part 2 covers Privacy of Survey Respondents

Access to information
You have the right to request a copy of the information we hold about you.

What do I need to do?
You are not required to take part in this study but your participation will help us to improve the working lives of community dentists.

The data controller
For the purpose of the General Data Protection Regulations 2018, the data controller is The British Dental Association of 64 Wimpole Street, London W1G 8YS.

If you are not happy
If you feel that we have mistreated the handling of your data please contact us in the first instance ( If you are not satisfied with our response you are entitled to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioner, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow SK9 5AF.

Thank you for taking the time to read this information

1. Do you agree to take part in this screening process by the British Dental Association? *