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DDU journal winter 2018

Is your complaints procedure up to task? We examine why they are so important and explain what needs to be included for them to be effective.

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Guide

The golden rules of social media

Dental professionals need to understand the risks posed by social media.

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Guide

GDPR: Data breaches

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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Guide

Data Protection Bill 2017-19

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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Guide

Recording consultations

What should I do if a patient wants to record a consultation?

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Guide

Protecting patient data

Dental practices are directly responsible for the data held on patients.

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Guide

Information governance in dental practices

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

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Guide

CCTV in dental surgeries

The use of cameras in healthcare settings can be problematic because of the need to protect patient confidentiality.

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Guide

Confidentiality: your obligations

As a dental professional you have a professional, legal and contractual responsibility to protect your patients' confidentiality.

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