Guides

What do I do if I receive a claim?

12 July 2018

A claim for clinical negligence often comes without warning and can be an unpleasant shock and the first notification may take different forms.

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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?

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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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Information governance in dental practices

22 May 2018

It's important to be up to date with best practice in data processing, information security and record retention.

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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.