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Record keeping issues are a common source of dentolegal problems faced by our members.

If you face a patient complaint or clinical negligence claim, comprehensive records are also essential in order to successfully defend a case.

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  • POPI Act for Medical and Dental Practitioners - Part 1 [August 2020]
  • POPI Act for Medical and Dental Practitioners - Part 2 [September 2020]
  • Writing a report for the coroner [June 2019]
  • Record keeping: The journey to better records [November 2018]