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Reporting criminal convictions and cautions

As a dentist, dental hygienist or dental care professional you have a duty to declare any cautions or convictions.

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FAQ

Must I disclose a police caution to the GDC?

Must I disclose a police caution to the GDC?

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Can I disclose CCTV footage featuring a patient to assist the police?

Can I disclose CCTV footage featuring a patient to assist the police?

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News

New obligation for healthcare professionals to report FGM

Since 31 October 2015, dental professionals in England and Wales have had a legal obligation to notify the police if they discover that an act of female genital mutilation (FGM) appears to have been carried out on a girl under the age of 18.

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Case study

Coming clean

Breaking the law can cause long term issues!

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Case study

A witness to fact

A dentist received a request from the police to provide them with a report on a teenage girl’s dental condition. The member had seen the girl as an emergency appointment at the practice a few weeks earlier, after she had reportedly been involved in a fight after school.

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FAQ

Can I report a patient to the police if they have threatened a member of staff?

Can I report a patient to the police if they have threatened a member of staff?

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