Guides

The process of clinical negligence legal action depends mainly on opinions from independent expert witnesses.

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Proving clinical negligence

12 July 2018

For a claim for clinical negligence to be successful, the patient (claimant) must prove that there was some failure by the dental professional, and that failure caused the injuries of which the patient is complaining.

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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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GDPR: Data subjects' rights

20 June 2018

GDPR makes data subjects' rights much more explicit. Here we explain your obligations.

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Introduction to GDPR

20 June 2018

Helping you comply with the General Data Protection Regulation.

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GDPR: Data breaches

20 June 2018

An unaddressed data breach is likely to have a significant effect on individuals, and can result in heavy fines for those responsible.

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Data Protection Bill 2017-19

20 June 2018

The Data Protection Bill replaces the Data Protection Act 1998 and incorporates the requirements of GDPR with certain conditions and exceptions.

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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.