GDPR and Data Protection - Part 3

In the first two articles in this series I’ve taken a look at how the new Data Protection Bill – incorporating the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) - is coming along. I’ve highlighted the importance of preparing by taking a good look at all the personal data you currently hold in the practice (a Data Audit). Where does it come from? With whom do you share it (or might disclose it to)? How long will you keep it? Do this as a practice team, because ultimately everyone is responsible for good Data Protection.
YDEPPA - inspiring children to good health

Inspiring children to good oral health with YDEPPA

YDEPPA (Young Denplan PreViser Assessment) is now available free to all Simplyhealth Professionals’ members - a unique opportunity to have free access to a tool which we believe is right at the leading edge of dental care for young patients. Having played a key role in developing the YDEPPA tool, Stephen Fayle explains the key benefits of this online facility which provides a framework for a holistic oral assessment of a child.

GDPR – Part Two. Privacy Notices and Consent

Roger Matthews further examines the EU’s forthcoming General Data Protection Regulations and its potential impact on dental practices. Have you drawn up your privacy notice yet? Are you up to speed on how you can lawfully process the data you hold on patients?
GDPR - the new millennium bug?

GDPR - the new 'Millennium bug'?

Roger Matthews looks at the significance to you of the EU’s forthcoming General Data Protection Regulations.
Sports dentistry

Winning ways with sports dentistry

Dentist Leo O’Hara describes the role GDPs can play in protecting those playing sport from dental harm.
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New research provides insights towards NHS attitudes

Simplyhealth Professionals recently conducted research to discover dentists’ attitudes towards the NHS, potential contract changes and private dentistry. Read our blog to find out what the results showed.
Henry Clover

Amalgamation: From heavy metal to health

With the use of amalgam declining, Chief Dental Officer Henry Glover, gives his thoughts on the history and future of this restorative material.
Great South Run

The challenges we face

If you’ve read my column before you will know that I am quite happy to take on a challenge. There are often times when I regret the decision but am usually still stupid enough to keep going with it. I have been trying to work out why I will keep going when everything inside me, and sometimes the people around me, are saying stop.
Consumer Oral Health Survey

Consumer Oral Health Survey

Every year, we run a comprehensive consumer survey to explore how people feel about their oral health and dental care. This provides invaluable insights for dentists into how often people visit the dentist, their oral health habits, what’s important to them from their dental practice, and much more.
Head and Neck Cancer Foundation

The Head and Neck Cancer Foundation

During Mouth Cancer Action Month 2017, Simplyhealth Professionals will be highlighting some of the work and clinical developments that the Head and Neck Cancer Foundation is championing.