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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.
20 December 2021
Raising a concern at work can be a difficult area to navigate, so it's important to know how, when and why. Our quick guide answers some common questions.
Guidance on treating adults who have or may have impaired capacity in Scotland.
17 December 2021
Before releasing information about a patient to a third party, you must get the patient's permission - except in exceptional circumstances.
15 December 2021
Automatic templates, or autonotes, can save time when making patient records - but can lead to errors if not used carefully.
Your need-to-know guide on the dento-legal aspects of tooth whitening.
10 December 2021
If third parties request confidential patient information, or you want to share it with them, here's what you need to know first.
19 November 2021
As a dental professional you have a professional, legal and contractual responsibility to protect patients' confidentiality.
12 November 2021
Video conferencing and patient images can be helpful in remote consultations, but be aware of the dento-legal issues around receiving and storing them.
5 November 2021
Good interpersonal skills have never been more important for dental professionals.