Guides

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Clinical audit, peer review and CPD

16 July 2018

Clinical audit and peer review are central to effective quality assurance. They help make sure that best practice is being followed, and highlight any improvements needed to address shortfalls in care provision.

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Quality assurance and patient safety

16 July 2018

Dental practices are expected to have a quality assurance system in place to monitor and, if necessary, improve services.

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Working with expert witnesses in clinical negligence claims

13 July 2018

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

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Statutory duty of candour

12 July 2018

A practical guide that explains statutory duty of candour.

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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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Dealing with the emotional impact of a claim

12 July 2018

Facing a claim for clinical negligence can cause a lot of stress and worry.

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.