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GDC prepared to be flexible on CPD
THE GDC has stated that dental professionals with a shortfall in required CPD at the end of this month will not be penalised if attributable to difficulties related to the COVID-19 outbreak.
Over two thirds of vulnerable patients following shielding advice
OUT of 2.2 million clinically extremely vulnerable (CEV) people in the UK, 63 per cent report that they are completely following shielding guidance to avoid COVID-19, according to analysis from the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
Download new guide to periodontal disease classification
A NEW global periodontal disease classification has been published highlighting the critical role of prevention and management of gingivitis.
How safe is your telephone triage system?
COVID-19 has changed the way in which medical practices operate, with the need to reduce risk of exposure to both staff and patients. An effective telephone triage system has become an essential tool in this new way of working.
Dental case study
DCPs reassured over annual renewal shortfall
DENTAL care professionals must submit their annual renewal to the General Dental Council by July 31 – even if they have a shortfall in CPD.
Dental practices in Scotland reopen for urgent care
DENTAL practices in Scotland can now reopen to provide urgent care.
Furlough scheme extended to October
THE Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme is to be extended until the end of October 2020.
Dealing with the press
WALL-to-wall coverage of the coronavirus pandemic has put health professionals squarely in the media spotlight – and it may seem helpful and straightforward enough to engage with the press but MDDUS urges caution
...The post-operative radiograph in this case shows that the crown margin finished on composite core material rather than sound tooth and with an obvious gap....