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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…

Professional Indemnity for Healthcare Professionals

Since July 2014 there has been a legal obligation on registered healthcare professionals to have indemnity cover for the work which they undertake.[1] This is intended to ensure that patients can be properly compensated in the event they are harmed…

Covid-19 – What next for primary dental care?

At present Government policy remains that routine dental care should not be provided, urgent care should be delivered predominantly by telephone and aerosol generating procedures (AGPs) – a large part of routine dental practice – should not be conducted outside…