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Dentists face sanctions for misinforming patients

Dentists who misinform patients regarding treatment options run the risk of having their NHS contract terminated.

  • 17 September 2012

Dentists must protect patients and themselves

Dentists are reminded to ensure they are appropriately and adequately covered to protect patients and themselves.

  • 03 September 2012

New graduates warned over top four professional pitfalls

All dental graduates are urged to familiarise themselves with the role of the GDC before they commence clinical practice.

  • 31 July 2012

Equal healthcare for all, regardless of sexual orientation

Doctors are reminded of their duty to treat all patients equally, regardless of their sexuality.

  • 25 July 2012

Junior doctors urged to work within their competence

Medical graduates preparing to start working life as foundation year doctors are reminded to practise within their level of competence.

  • 17 July 2012

New guidance gives doctors clarity on child abuse

The GMC have today launched new guidance for all doctors to help protect children from abuse or neglect.

  • 09 July 2012

Is your practice ready to deal with Olympic fever?

Medical and dental practices are reminded to ensure they are ready to deal with Olympic fever this summer.

  • 04 July 2012

Dentists must clarify patient treatment options

UK-wide dental defence organisation MDDUS is urging dentists to provide accurate information to patients regarding proposed treatment.

  • 03 July 2012

Doctors warned of online communication risks

Doctors must ensure confidential patient data is kept secure under new government plans to offer online access to practices, warns UK-wide medical defence organisation MDDUS.

  • 25 June 2012

Patient safety paramount during industrial action, says MDDUS

Doctors taking part in the planned industrial action on June 21 must ensure patient safety is not compromised, warns UK-wide medical defence organisation MDDUS.

  • 13 June 2012

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