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Workshop 01/06/2018

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Mastering workshops - start here

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Manage the challenges of your daily practice with our professional development workshops

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Press release 28/09/2018

Dental Protection judicial review successfully overturns GDC warning...

Dental Protection judicial review successfully overturns GDC warning over minor driving offence

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Dental Protection has successfully challenged the General Dental Council (GDC)’s decision in which the regulator tried to re-impose a warning on a dentist for a minor road traffic conviction.

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Publication content 27/09/2018

Grey areas in clinical decision-making

Grey areas in clinical decision-making

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Robert Caplin, senior teaching fellow, King’s College London, looks at how properly weighing up the various factors in a decision can benefit both practitioner and patient.

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Advice 27/09/2018

Reflection and risk management

Reflection and risk management

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Dr Raj Rattan, Dental Director, discusses how to effectively reflect on clinical practice and its importance for risk management.

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Advice 21/09/2018

Symbolic atonement

Symbolic atonement

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When a patient complains, what are they trying to achieve – an apology, a remedy, an expression of sympathy or empathy, accountability or just revenge? Jane Merivale, head of policy and technical at Dental Protection, looks at when financial redress can be the correct course of action.

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Case study 21/09/2018

A lacerated cheek

A lacerated cheek

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A dentist received a letter of complaint from an elderly patient who had sustained a soft tissue injury to the lining of the left cheek during the restoration of a lower left third molar three months earlier.

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Case study 20/09/2018

A request for compensation

A request for compensation

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Dental Protection advises two members from a practice following a patient complaint after a replacement filling was required.

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Case study 20/09/2018

An incorrect extraction

An incorrect extraction

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When the wrong tooth is removed, Dental Protection assisted a dentist in quickly contacting the patient over the error. Find out how this proactive approach helped avoid further action being taken.

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Case study 20/09/2018

The retained root and consent

The retained root and consent

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A retained root causes a patient complaint against a dentist. While Dental Protection supported him in rectifying the matter, issues were raised with his record-keeping – find out what learning points came out of this case.

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Conference 20/09/2018

Calling all FDs! Join us at BDIA Dental Showcase this October

Calling all FDs! Join us at BDIA Dental Showcase this October

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Dental Protection are delighted to invite all foundation dentists to join them at BDIA Dental Showcase, taking place at London’s ExCeL, 4-6 October. Find out more.

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Webinar 31/07/2018

Webinar: Ethical, legal advertising: websites, social media and stayi...

Webinar: Ethical, legal advertising: websites, social media and staying safe

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Managing your professional and personal imagine online can seem like a minefield. But it doesn’t need to be. Join dentolegal consultant Philip Johnstone for a webinar looking at the legal and regulatory requirements you are expected to meet, as set down by the GDC and other bodies involved in the regulation of advertising in the UK. Date: Tuesday 11 September 2018 Time: 13:00 - 14:00

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Feature 08/06/2018

Redaction and anonymisation - doing your bit for data protection

Redaction and anonymisation - doing your bit for data protection

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New data protection regulations came into force on 25 May and MPS is committed to fulfilling its legal obligations – correct redaction and anonymisation is one way that you can play your part in safeguarding data.

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Webinar 07/06/2018

Handling complaints in the dental practice

Handling complaints in the dental practice

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Join dentolegal adviser Caroline Dodd as she provides an update on how to handle complaints in dental practice, examining the responsibilities of the whole team in responding to concerns. This webinar will also clarify what is expected from GDC Registrants.

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Webinar 01/06/2018

Webinar: Key rules for valid consent

Webinar: Key rules for valid consent

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Join dentolegal adviser Dr Len D’Cruz as he discusses the complexities and best practice around obtaining consent from patients.

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Webinar 01/06/2018

Webinar: We need to talk about confidentiality

Webinar: We need to talk about confidentiality

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Tackle the complexities of confidentiality and the standards that dental professionals must observe when it comes to patient confidentiality and the sharing of information.

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Press release 08/03/2018

Dental Protection successful in challenging “irrational and unfair” P...

Dental Protection successful in challenging “irrational and unfair” Practitioner Services decision

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Dental Protection has successfully challenged the actions of Practitioner Services of NHS National Services Scotland in a Judicial Review over the recovery of alleged overpayments.

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Press release 24/01/2018

GDC should remain dedicated regulator in reform plans, but opportunit...

GDC should remain dedicated regulator in reform plans, but opportunity for improvement must be seized

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In its response to the Department of Health (DH) consultation on the future of professional regulation in healthcare, Dental Protection said change is long overdue - but warned against reform that would see the creation of a ‘super regulator’ or a similar large scale amalgamation which could result in a lack expertise and understanding of the distinct professions.

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Update 26/10/2017

Enhanced CPD

Enhanced CPD

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Changes to Continuing Professional Development (CPD) for all dental registrants start in 2018.

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12/09/2017

Top Tips for Final Year Dental Students

Top Tips for Final Year Dental Students

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We hope you find these top tips useful. Everyone has their own ways of making life a little easier. If you would like to include a top tip on this page please click on the tab below.

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