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Webinar: Human Error and Dentolegal Risk (SG MY HK)

  • Dates: 25 – 25 Jun, 2020

Date:  Thursday 25 June 2020
Time:
13.00 – 14.00 SGT, MYT, HKT
Suitable for: Dental Protection members

Complaints are on the increase. Naturally some of these relate to error in practice and some are human in nature.

Join Dental Protection Dentolegal Consultant, Dr Annalene Weston for this one-hour webinar focussed on understanding how human error can impact risk. Dr Weston will discuss the nature of human error and share strategies dental practitioners can put in place to recognise and manage risk.

There will be the opportunity for real time questions and answers during this webinar. Dr Weston will be joined by Dr James Foster, Head of Dental Services – Asia & Australasia, Dental Protection.

By attending this webinar you will:

  • Understand how human error impacts on risk
  • Understand the nature and types of human error
  • Learn how to recognise risks and the steps to put in place to manage risk
Speakers

Dr Annalene Weston

Dr Annalene Weston is a Dentolegal Consultant for Dental Protection Australia. She is the first point of contact for members, providing colleague to colleague support and advice. Dr Weston completed her undergraduate dental degree and vocational training in the UK, and worked in the NHS and private dentistry for four years before immigrating to Australia in 2003. She has worked across three Australian states, in both private and public dentistry, and gained her Masters in Health Law through the University of Sydney, Faculty of Law in 2009.

Dr Weston was awarded a Fellowship to the American College of Dentistry in 2016 and a Fellowship to the Pierre Fauchard Academy in 2019 in recognition of her strong work in ethics and collegiate support. Dr Weston continues to practice on a part time basis.

Dr James Foster

Dr James Foster is Head of Dental Services – Asia & Australasia, Dental Protection. Dr Foster qualified from Newcastle Dental School in 1990 and was in general practice for 16 years during which time he ran two practices in Northumberland. He held various roles with the Northern Deanery in education and also worked as a Clinical Supervisor in prosthodontics at Newcastle Dental Hospital.

Dr Foster obtained a Masters degree in Medical Law in 2005, and has further obtained the MFGDP(UK) and a Certificate in Clinical Education. In 2004, he was appointed as a Dental Protection Associate Dento-Legal Adviser, before becoming a full-time Dento-Legal Adviser in March 2008. In November 2019, Dr Foster was awarded the Foundation Fellowship of the Faculty of Forensic & Legal Medicine of the Royal College of Physicians.

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