Dental - Safeguarding
COVID-19 information and the latest FGDP guidance from 17 June 2020 have been included in references. All other references have been reviewed and updated.
Policy reviewed with no significant changes and references checked and updated.
Policy updated with a new procedural section in relation to ‘overseas criminal records checks’. Guidance to support this process has also been included in the references section.
Policy has been updated to reflect the necessary procedures and requirements that need to be implemented to ensure patient and staff safety during periods when visiting contractors are necessary, including general maintenance checks.
This policy has been updated to reflect and embed professional requirements of employers and employees in order to support the current legislative and regulatory requirements when reporting serious incidents.
Policy reviewed with some content change and references checked and updated.
This policy has been reviewed and now includes additional information regarding the importance of understanding professional, individual responsibilities with the inclusion of additional sources of support for the workplace. It places more emphasis on ensuring team involvement with conducting risk assessments and the responsibility of the Organisation in ensuring that staff have the tools, resources and capabilities to complete risk assessments.