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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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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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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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Conference 11/09/2017

Royal College of Surgeons Annual Scientific Meeting

Royal College of Surgeons Annual Scientific Meeting

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Dr Raj Rattan, Dental Director at Dental Protection, will be speaking on risk management at the Royal College of Surgeons Annual Scientific Meeting in Dublin on 3 November 2017.

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11/09/2017

News from Dental Protection

News from Dental Protection

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Dental Protection now offers a new service for final year, first and second year post-graduation membership. That’s right you can sign up and renew your membership via our website.

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11/09/2017

Executive Director, John Tiernan, retires after 23 years at MPS

Executive Director, John Tiernan, retires after 23 years at MPS

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John Tiernan, Executive Director of Member Engagement at MPS will retire in July 2016, after 23 years’ in supporting doctors and dentists in dentolegal and medicolegal issues. 

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07/09/2017

Benefits of Membership

Benefits of Membership

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At Dental Protection we have the most comprehensive professional indemnity available for all members of the dental team.

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07/09/2017

NHS/Crown Indemnity

NHS/Crown Indemnity

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When a clinician is employed as a dentist or a dental care professional within the NHS salaried services, it is a common assumption that the NHS employer will automatically assist in the event of a negligence claim against the individual clinician.

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07/09/2017

Subscription Rates

Subscription Rates

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Choosing the right category of membership is essential to ensure you are entitled to seek assistance. Our experienced Membership Services team is available to advise you about the right membership category that is tailor-made for you.

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07/09/2017

Apply for elective protection

Apply for elective protection

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Dental Protection offers members access to free elective protection in the majority of locations, including the USA and Canada. Remember, even if you plan to stay in the UK for your elective, you will still need to apply for elective protection.

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