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Press release 10/05/2022

ORE backlog needs urgent action as waitlist increases by 35%

ORE backlog needs urgent action as waitlist increases by 35%

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Three in four early career dentists in the UK (75%) say the Covid-19 pandemic has had a significant and negative impact on their dental training, according to a Dental Protection survey

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Press release 29/04/2022

Early career dentists: training significantly impacted by Covid-19

Early career dentists: training significantly impacted by Covid-19

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Three in four early career dentists in the UK (75%) say the Covid-19 pandemic has had a significant and negative impact on their dental training, according to a Dental Protection survey

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Press release 25/04/2022

Dental Protection: fixed recoverable costs scheme must benefit dentis...

Dental Protection: fixed recoverable costs scheme must benefit dentistry

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Dental Protection welcomes proposals to limit the legal costs that can be recovered by claimant lawyers for lower value clinical negligence claims, but believes more could be done to ensure such a scheme benefits dentistry.

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13/04/2022

Consultation response to the changes to the GDC international registr...

Consultation response to the changes to the GDC international registration legislation

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Dental Protection response to the Department of Health and Social Care consultation Changes to the General Dental Council and the Nursing and Midwifery Council's international registration legislation

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Articles and features 11/04/2022

Meet Gemma Forsythe, dental nurse and Dental Protection member

Meet Gemma Forsythe, dental nurse and Dental Protection member

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Get to know registered dental nurse and Instagrammer, Gemma Forsythe, as she discusses her career in nursing and why to her, being a member of Dental Protection is vital.

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Articles and features 08/04/2022

Employment contracts and documentation

Employment contracts and documentation

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Medical Protection, in partnership with Croner, detail the essential features of UK employment contracts for practice principals to include.

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Podcast 04/04/2022

Podcast - The Torque: a series for dental hygienists and dental thera...

Podcast - The Torque: a series for dental hygienists and dental therapists - Episode 2

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Join Claire Stott, Case Manager and Dental Hygienist, and Victoria Wilson, Dental Therapist and Founder of Smile Revolution, as they examine the issues that matter to dental care professionals right now.

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Articles and features 01/04/2022

Examining soft tissues

Examining soft tissues

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Unlike many other areas of healthcare, dentists generally get to examine fit ambulant patients at varying intervals, and at times when they may have no symptoms or any particular reason for attending, other than for a periodic review of their oral health.

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Articles and features 09/03/2022

Knowing your scope in a world of Direct Access

Knowing your scope in a world of Direct Access

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Before 2013, all members of the dental team had to work on the prescription of a dentist – then the GDC issued guidance that allowed Direct Access for some dental care professionals. Former dental nurses Amanda Waite and Evelyn Ferguson-Williams, Case Managers at Dental Protection, look at why dental care professionals still need to practise within their competence

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Press release 28/02/2022

Young dentists raise concerns about impact of Covid-19 on their wellb...

Young dentists raise concerns about impact of Covid-19 on their wellbeing

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Nearly 2 in 5 (37%) of young dentists in the UK say they are worried about the impact of Covid-19 on their wellbeing, according to a new Dental Protection survey.

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Articles and features 02/11/2021

Complaint handling: A step-by-step guide for dental nurses

Complaint handling: A step-by-step guide for dental nurses

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George Wright, Dentolegal Consultant and Senior Dental Educator at Dental Protection, offers a comprehensive overview of effective complaint handling

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