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Doctors urged to consider Bribery Act before accepting gifts
Doctors are urged to think twice before accepting gifts this Christmas in light of the introduction of the Bribery Act earlier this year.
Dentists reminded to pay fee or pay the consequences
Dentists risk being removed from the register and denied the right to practise in the UK if they don’t pay their Annual Retention Fee (ARF) on time.
Changes are child's play for dentists
Dentists in Scotland risk being penalised for making inappropriate claims if they fail to comply with recent changes to the children‟s dental health programme, Childsmile.
Is your patient going abroad for dental treatment?
Dentists are facing a growing number of patients who come to them after receiving inadequate treatment abroad according to new figures.
MDDUS COMMENTS ON CRITICAL ROYAL COLLEGE OF SURGEONS REPORT
The UK-wide medical defence organisation MDDUS has issued a comment on the new Royal College of Surgeons and Department of Health report indicating that the peri-operative care of patients undergoing emergency non-cardiac general surgery is “frequently disjointed, protracted and not always patient centred”.
Is your dental practice ready for radiation inspectors?
Dentists are reminded to take extra steps to ensure patients are fully protected from the hazards of ionising radiation.
Patient literacy challenge for doctors
Doctors face a growing challenge to ensure proper care is provided to patients with poor literacy skills.
Delay for dentists comes at a price
Dentists in Scotland who delay submitting claims are losing money due to a crackdown on the three-month payment rule by the Scottish Dental Practice Board (SDPB).