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Advice 18/03/2019

Whitening within the law

Whitening within the law

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With strict regulations around the use of tooth whitening products in EU countries, Martin Foster, dentolegal consultant, discusses how to stay within the law.

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Webinar 15/03/2019

Webinar: The business of dentistry

Webinar: The business of dentistry

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Running a modern dental practice involves navigating ethical dilemmas and tackling the difficulties of clinical decision making. Join dental director Raj Rattan as he explores some key aspects of the business of dentistry, including root causes of ethical failures, areas of high risk, and models for decision making. Date: Tuesday 30 April 2019 Time: 13:00 - 14:00

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Advice 14/03/2019

Record keeping in Scotland

Record keeping in Scotland

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Dental Protection is frequently contacted by members who want to understand how long records should be retained by the practice. Read details on how long records should be retained.

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Advice 12/03/2019

Changes to payslips for workers

Changes to payslips for workers

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From 6 April 2019 itemised payslips need to be issued to workers. Croner, the HR and employment law specialists, provide guidance on how dental practices need to respond to this change

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News and updates 08/03/2019

Celebrating the women of Dental Protection

Celebrating the women of Dental Protection

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It’s International Women’s Day on 8 March and we wanted to introduce you to some of the wonderful women from around the world who work at Dental Protection, supporting members each and every day. We can’t mention all the amazing women working in the organisation, but here’s just a snapshot of some of our fantastic female employees.

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Webinar 07/03/2019

Building resilience and avoiding burnout

Building resilience and avoiding burnout

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It’s a terrible thing to experience, but burnout also has an impact on your dentolegal risk, and the safety of your patients. Join Dr Suzy Jordache and Dr Pallavi Bradshaw for a webinar designed to empower you to identify and manage this very real threat that clinicians face. Date: Tuesday 9 April 2019 Time: 19.30 – 20.30

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Press release 01/03/2019

Dental Protection response to DHSC consultation on clinical negligenc...

Dental Protection response to DHSC consultation on clinical negligence cover

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The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) is seeking views about indemnity cover for dentists and other healthcare professionals who are not covered by any existing or proposed state-backed scheme, via an open consultation which closes on 28 February.

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Masterclasses 01/03/2019

Risk management masterclasses for general dental practitioners

Risk management masterclasses for general dental practitioners

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This Masterclass is an interactive and practical session, tailored to the needs of general dental practitioners. The programme aims to enhance delegates’ skills in achieving more effective consultations.

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Workshop 14/12/2018

Building resilience and avoiding burnout

Building resilience and avoiding burnout

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The demand placed on modern clinicians means the possibility of burnout is growing significantly, impacting both the quality of care and potential increase in risk to patients. This workshop will help you recognise the signs of burnout and give you the knowledge and confidence to manage the symptoms, recover and prevent reoccurrence.

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Workshop 01/07/2018

Mastering consent & shared decision making

Mastering consent & shared decision making

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When a patient is dissatisfied with the decision-making process surrounding their treatment, the risk of a complaint or claim can increase drastically. This workshop provides expert insights into conducting conversations with your patients. It will help you provide the advice they need to reach healthcare decisions that are right for them

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Workshop 01/07/2018

Mastering adverse outcomes

Mastering adverse outcomes

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​This workshop will give you the skills to successfully communicate with your patients should they suffer an adverse outcome during their care. Gain effective strategies and enhanced skills to help you respond, with an introduction to the ethical, legal and regulatory obligations that you would face following an adverse outcome.

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Workshop 01/07/2018

Dental records for general dental practitioners

Dental records for general dental practitioners

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This workshop highlights the importance of well-organised dental records, to aid continuity of care and ensure good practice. Through a range of presentations, discussions, case scenarios and practical exercises, it highlights the importance of accurate and up-to-date dental records for both patient care and professional defence.

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Workshop 01/07/2018

Mastering difficult interactions

Mastering difficult interactions

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This workshop helps you identify and utilise a range of different skills in difficult interactions with patients and colleagues. These skills can help you reach a more favourable clinical outcome and still preserve the integrity of professional relationships. Very constructive. Finally, a model of workplace behaviour that will help change my patient interactions in the future.

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Workshop 01/07/2018

Mastering your risk

Mastering your risk

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This workshop gives you a thorough grounding in the issues surrounding managing risk through communication. It introduces proven preventative skills and techniques you can implement immediately to reduce your exposure to litigation and complaints, improving patient safety.

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Advice 18/03/2019

Whitening within the law

Whitening within the law

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With strict regulations around the use of tooth whitening products in EU countries, Martin Foster, dentolegal consultant, discusses how to stay within the law.

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Advice 14/03/2019

Record keeping in Scotland

Record keeping in Scotland

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Dental Protection is frequently contacted by members who want to understand how long records should be retained by the practice. Read details on how long records should be retained.

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Advice 12/03/2019

Changes to payslips for workers

Changes to payslips for workers

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From 6 April 2019 itemised payslips need to be issued to workers. Croner, the HR and employment law specialists, provide guidance on how dental practices need to respond to this change

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Advice 25/02/2019

Ectopic canines – dentolegal challenges and how to avoid them

Ectopic canines – dentolegal challenges and how to avoid them

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Every year, Dental Protection assists members in responding to complaints and claims where it is alleged that there was a failure to identify and appropriately manage ectopic canines. Successful defence of these claims relies heavily on the detail contained within the clinical records.

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Advice 22/02/2019

Top 10 elective planning tips

Top 10 elective planning tips

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When planning your elective, its essential to stay organised and have the right measures in place to help make your experience as stress free as possible. Here's our list of top 10 things to consider before and during your trip.

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Advice 14/02/2019

How to fall back in love with your dental career

How to fall back in love with your dental career

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Working in dentistry has its ups and downs, so it’s important to do the things that help you stay happy at work.

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