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Find a wealth of expert guidance and practical advice to help you practise with confidence. Everything from safeguarding to consent, writing reports to investigations.
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 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?
Can I speak to a journalist off the record?
Can I stop treating a patient who complains?
Does a divorced father still have parental responsibility for their child?
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Can a 16-year old patient refuse consent to dental treatment that would be in their best interests?
Since lockdown began, the profession has been faced with a torrent of new challenges and guidance and hundreds of DDU members have turned to our dento-legal helpline for help and support.
As a dental professional you have a professional, legal and contractual responsibility to protect patients' confidentiality.