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Workshop 01/06/2018

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

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Advice booklet 07/08/2018

Handling the media - a guide for dentists

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Handling the media - a guide for dentists

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Handling the Media - A Guide for Dentists has been designed to reflect members’ needs and the current press environment. The guide provides advice on the most effective way to respond to a journalist, from initial contact to providing a statement.

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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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Press release 29/06/2018

Effective in-house systems can nip complaints in the bud

Effective in-house systems can nip complaints in the bud

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New evidence shows that having an effective, in-house complaints process in place and displayed in the practice can help to avoid complaints from escalating into claims and prevent a complaint being made directly to the General Dental Council (GDC), say Dental Protection.

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Press release 29/06/2018

Public believe marketing campaigns by ‘No Win No Fee’ firms are on th...

Public believe marketing campaigns by ‘No Win No Fee’ firms are on the up

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43% of the public believe there are now more marketing campaigns by ‘No Win No Fee’ firms compared to five years ago, according to a YouGov survey of 2000 people conducted on behalf of Dental Protection.

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News 13/06/2018

Dental Protection: Good record keeping key in phase-down of dental am...

Dental Protection: Good record keeping key in phase-down of dental amalgam

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Dental Protection is reminding dentists in the UK to maintain good clinical records and obtain full consent if a decision is made to use amalgam as a restorative material, ahead of changes to EU Regulations on its use.

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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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Masterclasses 01/06/2018

Risk management masterclasses for general dental practitioners

Risk management masterclasses for general dental practitioners

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Our masterclasses are tailored to dentists. These one-day events consist of interactive and practical sessions, with the aim to enhance skills in achieving more effective consultations and handling of adverse outcomes.

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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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17/01/2018

Working abroad

Working abroad

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If you are planning to work overseas, we want to ensure you are properly prepared so that you can make the most of your experience.

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17/01/2018

Dental Advice Booklets

Dental Advice Booklets

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Browse our range of booklets providing practical guidance and professional advice.

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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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