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...In a routine consultation a few weeks later Mr K informs the GP that he is now having regular sex with his wife but is using barrier protection...
...The letter alleges that not only was the crown lengthening treatment inappropriate but the dentist also failed to inform Mr B of the benefit-versus-risk involved in the procedure...
Are you ready for online patient access to medical records?
THE new GP contract in England commits to all patients having online access to their full record by April 2020. The rest of the UK is not far behind. Is your practice ready?
Coronavirus guidance for dental practices
NHS England has published a document setting out standard operating procedures for dental practices dealing with potential novel coronavirus (COVID-19) infectious disease.
Wrong-site block no longer a 'never event'
THE FGDP(UK) has confirmed that wrong site intra-oral block has now been removed from NHS England’s list of 'never events'.
Dental practices reminded on SNOMED CT
ALL electronic systems used in the provision of NHS services are expected to employ the terminology SNOMED CT as of 1 April 2020 – and this includes dental practices.
Levelling up needed to counter health inequality
IMPROVEMENTS to life expectancy in England have stalled and, for the poorest 10 per cent of women, have declined over the last decade, according to a report commissioned by the Health Foundation.
Growing support for assisted dying among GPs
A SURVEY carried out by The Royal College of General Practitioners shows growing support among GPs for a change in the law on assisted dying.
Scotland acts to make coronavirus notifiable
NEW regulations have come into effect in Scotland making coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) a notifiable disease and severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2019 (SARS-CoV-2) a notifiable organism.
GDC fires warning shot on DIY braces
COMPANIES offering so-called do-it-yourself braces over the internet have been warned by the General Dental Council that they could face prosecution for illegal practice.