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Articles and features 05/07/2019

What does discretionary indemnity mean for you?

What does discretionary indemnity mean for you?

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We answer your common queries and bust some myths surrounding discretionary indemnity

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Articles and features 05/07/2019

Mastering difficult interactions with patients

Mastering difficult interactions with patients

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We share some top tips to effectively manage difficult interactions with patients, including avoiding them in the first place. Feedback has shown these essential skills – which are also taught on Dental Protection’s ‘Mastering Difficult Interactions’ workshop – are valuable to members.

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Case study 01/07/2019

Is it vital?

Is it vital?

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Mr R attended a practice as a new patient. He reported no symptoms, although during the examination the dentist noted the large composite restoration at 36, which had a small fracture to one side.

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Articles and features 26/06/2019

Iatrogenic injuries and what can be done to avoid them

Iatrogenic injuries and what can be done to avoid them

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Wherever you are in the world, there is generally a legal obligation in place that sets out duties of employers to ensure appropriate standards of quality and safety in a dental practice. Simrit Ryatt, dentolegal consultant, looks into some iatrogenic injuries and what can be done to avoid them.

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Masterclasses 01/03/2019

Risk management masterclasses for dental practitioners

Risk management masterclasses for dental practitioners

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As an experienced dental practitioner you know about the rising risk of complaints and litigation. But do you know that you can help minimise those risks by developing your communication skills?

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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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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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Case study 01/07/2019

Is it vital?

Is it vital?

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Mr R attended a practice as a new patient. He reported no symptoms, although during the examination the dentist noted the large composite restoration at 36, which had a small fracture to one side.

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