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Covid-19 – care home visiting

The Government has today, 22 July 2020, published guidance on visits to care homes. This had been anticipated for some time, but in view of the delay, previous guidance had been issued by the Care Providers Association (“CPA”). The guidance has…

A public inquiry into the coronavirus?

The possibility of an inquiry into the country’s response to the coronavirus is something that has been raised with increasing frequency. The number of deaths in care homes alone is clearly a tragedy that needs careful consideration: some have suggested…

COVID Challenges in Dentistry: Consent to Treatment

Whilst much has changed since the arrival of COVID, the law on informed consent, and the corresponding GDC standards remain the same. Consent is a frequent theme in both negligence claims and GDC investigations. COVID brings new challenges for dental…