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12 July 2018
A practical guide that explains statutory duty of candour.
20 June 2018
Helping you comply with the General Data Protection Regulation.
25 January 2018
The dental team varies according to the needs of the patient.
23 January 2018
Seeking patient consent to disclose any information about them is part of your legal and professional duty of confidentiality, and is key to your relationship of trust with your patient.
22 January 2018
Records are an essential part of patient care and can provide evidence if your standard of care is called into question.
The GDC's role is to protect patients and set high standards of dental practice and conduct through statutory registration.
19 January 2018
There are many third parties who may request confidential patient information from dental professionals or with whom you may wish to share such information.
Before releasing information about a patient to a third party, you must obtain the patient's permission, save in exceptional circumstances.
3 October 2017
All dental professionals have an ethical duty to put patients' interests first, which must override personal and professional loyalties.
2 October 2017
As a dentist, dental hygienist or dental care professional you have a duty to declare any cautions or convictions.