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FAQ 22/08/2017

RQIA Frequently Asked Questions

RQIA Frequently Asked Questions

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Members will be aware that in order to provide private treatment to patients, registration with the RQIA is essential. 

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Advice 22/08/2017

Record Keeping in Northern Ireland

Record Keeping in Northern Ireland

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Dental professionals are required to make and keep accurate dental records of care provided to patients, whether NHS or private. Dental Protection is frequently contacted by members who want to understand how long records should be retained by the practice.

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Advice 22/08/2017

The HPPS Regulations 1996

The HPPS Regulations 1996

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The Health & Personal Social Services (Disciplinary Procedures) Regulations 1996 currently govern disciplinary proceedings in relation to family health practitioners, including dentists.

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Advice 22/08/2017

The Regulation and Quality Improvement Authority

The Regulation and Quality Improvement Authority

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The Regulation and Improvement Authority (Independent Healthcare) (Fees and Frequency of Inspections) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2011 came into effect on 1 April 2011.

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Advice 22/08/2017

Record Keeping in Scotland

Record Keeping in Scotland

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Dental professionals are required to make and keep accurate dental records of care provided to patients, whether NHS or private. Dental Protection is frequently contacted by members who want to understand how long records should be retained by the practice.

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Workshop 28/01/2015

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 28/01/2015

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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