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19 January 2018
Before releasing information about a patient to a third party, you must obtain the patient's permission, save in exceptional circumstances.
18 January 2018
A professional witness can be compelled by a court witness summons to give evidence in court.
Records can be critical in establishing the facts in a court case.
Expert witnesses assist the court on matters that require particular expertise.
As a dental professional you may be asked to be a professional witness for one of your patients. This is also called a witness to fact. The role involves reporting the facts of your professional dealings with the patient.
3 October 2017
All dental professionals have an ethical duty to put patients' interests first, which must override personal and professional loyalties.
2 October 2017
As a dentist, dental hygienist or dental care professional you have a duty to declare any cautions or convictions.
10 August 2015
Your guide to the key legal aspects of tooth whitening