Dental Practice

Dental Practice

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Primary dental providers now work towards compliance standards established across various regulators, chief of which are the Care Quality Commission and the General Dental Council.  These bodies ensure that patients receive the best possible treatment and care, whilst ensuring that dental professionals are qualified and registered. To date some 9,654 primary dental providers have been registered to legally operate with the Care Quality Commission.

Dental practices come in a multitude of sizes, from single-handed practices to those with several partners and many employees.  The demands on each, irrespective of size, can be considerable, so ensuring that CQC standards are being adhered to is a new, but important development in the systemization of primary dental care provision.

Patients are used to very high levels of dental care in the UK, whether provided by the NHS or privately, so reinforcing those exacting standards by ensure that the patient is always at the heart of treatment planning and decision making is a new, but necessary challenge for all healthcare providers, irrespective of specialism.

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Policy Updates

Updated: 19th February 2019

Hazard Reporting Policy and Procedure

Health and Safety Health & Safety Region: | Reference: NIHS04
Updated: 19th February 2019

Consumption of Alcohol Policy and Procedure

Administration Registration & Compliance Region: | Reference: NIAR43
Updated: 19th February 2019

Distribution of Safety Alert Broadcasts, Rapid Response Reporting and Safety Notices Policy and Procedure

Administration Business Operations Region: | Reference: NIAB32
Updated: 19th February 2019

Illegal Drug Misuse in the Service User’s Home Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: NICC104
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