Dental Management System
Policy has been reviewed and it is recommended that the NHS England Business Continuity Framework document which is referenced in the Underpinning Knowledge’ section is used along with the forms attached.
This policy has been re-named to ‘COVID-19 Practice Management Policy and Procedure’ (previously it was the ‘Practice Re-opening Policy and Procedure’) and extra information has been added following the CDO update on 28th August 2020. Please ensure your staff read the following sections for slight amendments and added
4.5 – risk assessments
4.6 – fallow time (air changes)
Key facts – professionals
Policy has been amended slightly to reflect the risk to the client not just the individual. A letter has been added into the forms section to be issued when authorising the offer of a gift/hospitality. Government guidance and recommendations from ACAS have been added into further reading, references have been reviewed and updated.
This policy has been revised to include the reporting procedures required when concerns about Modern Slavery or Human Trafficking are raised. This policy references updated statutory guidance. Additional information has been included on the risk of modern slavery during COVID-19. Guidance on writing a Modern Slavery Statement has been added to the ‘Further Reading’ section of the document with a template to support the development of a Statement. Indicators of Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking have been added to forms. This policy was previously entitled Anti-Slavery and Human Trafficking Policy and Procedure.
This policy has been updated to reflect that the QCS system has a menopause risk assessment template. Further reading for both managers and employees has been added and references have been reviewed and updated.