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Dento-legal issues can still raise their heads after you retire, with records being one area that can generate questions for some time after you down tools for good…
Data protection law imposes a legal duty on those responsible for personal data to store it securely and protect it from unauthorised or unlawful processing.
Patients have a right to access their records under data protection law.
What should you do if a patient wants to record a consultation? And can you do the same?
Expert witnesses help the court with matters that require particular expertise.
Being involved in a court case as a professional witness involves reporting the facts of your professional dealings with a patient.
Asking patients if they drink or smoke often forms an important part of a consultation and treatment plan - but it can feel intrusive.
A GDPR checklist for dental practices, including fundamental requirements to comply with data protection law.
Complaints and claims for clinical negligence can arise years after treatment. Without records, it may be difficult or impossible to defend them successfully.