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Briefing quick find:

A guide to this year’s changes at the MPTS

The new year in 2016 brought with it the introduction of a number of changes at the Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service (MPTS). The principle changes include: A change in the nomenclature of panels The introduction of legally qualified chairs sitting without legal…

Contracts for electronic health records (EHR)

A practice manager’s life is hectic enough, without the extra headache of negotiating contracts on behalf of the practice. Contracts for electronic health records (EHR) can be more tricky than most, because security of patient records is so vital for practices,…

Buying or selling a dental practice

Buying or selling a dental practice is complicated and can be a stressful experience, so you need the right advice to guide you through the process. If you are buying Once you find a potential target, you will need to carry out…

DoLS – Where are we now?

Since their inception in April 2009, the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS), have proved administratively problematic, particularly since the clarification given by the Supreme Court in the Cheshire West case in March 2014 where the established characteristics of a deprivation…

Update on procedure

In an increasingly digital age, it is obviously important to ensure that personal data is properly managed. Regulators are increasingly tough where breaches arise. The Information Commissioner’s Office, a regulator responsible for ensuring that organisations comply with the Data Protection…