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The dento-legal implications for dentists and students during the COVID-19 pandemic.
One member's experience of going to court with a claim against them - and what they learned.
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There are no legal concerns about saying sorry for something that has happened to a patient...
It's your responsibility to follow up your concerns until you get a satisfactory response...
You can treat a child under 16 without their parents' consent if you consider them to be Gillick-competent...
Time limits vary between countries in the UK, but similar principles apply...
Dental nurses must have indemnity to practise, and will be asked to declare they have appropriate arrangements in place when they join the GDC register or renew their registration.