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Can I disclose CCTV footage featuring a patient to assist the police?
Can I discuss an elderly patient's dental health with their relative?
Can I prescribe Botox for a dental hygienist to administer?
Can I remove a patient without notice if they have verbally abused and threatened a member of staff?
Can I share a patient's records with other members of the dental team?