Guides

duty of candour
Statutory duty of candour

12 July 2018

A practical guide that explains statutory duty of candour.

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Defend or settle?

12 July 2018

The decision to defend a case or settle is taken with you.

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Introduction to GDPR

20 June 2018

Helping you comply with the General Data Protection Regulation.

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Recording consultations

22 May 2018

What should I do if a patient wants to record a consultation?

Protecting data
Protecting patient data

22 May 2018

Dental practices are directly responsible for the data held on patients.

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Patient rights and ownership of records

22 May 2018

Patients have a right to access their records under data protection law.

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CCTV in dental surgeries

22 May 2018

The use of cameras in healthcare settings can be problematic because of the need to protect patient confidentiality.

Confidentiality
Confidentiality: your obligations

22 May 2018

As a dental professional you have a professional, legal and contractual responsibility to protect your patients' confidentiality.

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Working in teams

25 January 2018

The dental team varies according to the needs of the patient.

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Seeking patient consent to disclose records

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.