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Data opt-out for patients in England

THE “national data opt-out” has been launched in England allowing patients to refuse to have their confidential information used for research or planning purposes.

  • 30 May 2018
  • News

New mandatory data security toolkit

A NEW Data Security and Protection Toolkit has been launched by NHS Digital which all organisations in England with access to NHS patient data and systems must complete to help keep patient information safe.

  • 16 May 2018
  • News

Inequality gap in child tooth decay

NEW data in England has revealed an almost 10-fold difference between some local authorities in the prevalence of child tooth decay.

  • 16 May 2018
  • News

No exemption for dental practices on need for data protection officer

THERE will be no exemption for dental practices in the requirement for all UK primary care providers to have a dedicated data protection officer (DPO).

  • 16 May 2018
  • News

Dental phobia linked to socio-economic factors

HIGH dental anxiety has been found to be significantly associated with a lower health‐related quality of life (HRQL) among adults, according findings from a study published in the International Dental Journal.

  • 27 April 2018
  • News

Multimorbidity poses global threat

MULTIMORBIDITY is common and on the rise worldwide but the causes are poorly understood and strategies for its prevention are lacking, according to a new report from the Academy of Medical Sciences.

  • 23 April 2018
  • News

April sees launch of new duty of candour provisions in Scotland

NEW duty of candour provisions in Scotland come into effect on 1 April.

  • 28 March 2018
  • News

Dementia dental guidance goes online

NEW guidelines to help dentists provide better care for patients with dementia are now available free of charge online.

  • 27 March 2018
  • News

PHE offers convincing proof on water fluoridation

A NEW report from Public Health England shows that water fluoridation helps reduce tooth decay and finds no convincing evidence of adverse health effects.

  • 26 March 2018
  • News

NHS crisis worse than last year, survey indicates

THE NHS is a system "pushed to its limits", says the Royal College of Physicians in response to survey results in its NHS Reality Check Update 2018.

  • 13 March 2018
  • News