Compass

The 'B' Word...

Catherine Rutland, outlines some considerations and guidance for dental practices in preparation for Brexit in her latest two part blog.
Natasha Fisher - Academy Trainer

Health and safety in dental practices

In the risk-obsessed world that we live in health and safety plays a massive part in what we can or we can’t do, either at work or the businesses we visit. All dental practices need to secure the health and safety and welfare of their staff and patients who visit them, so that they are protected from any risks to their health and safety. Natash Fisher explores the issues in her blog this month.
 two dentist chairs in window

Understand your risks: Vicarious Liability in Dentistry

As a dental practice owner, you may be unaware of the legal risks to your business. In this increasingly litigious society, it’s important to understand what you are liable for, and how to mitigate the threats to your practice. MIAB’s Director, Tristan Lennox-Gentle, explains specific exposures, and the steps to ensure you’re effectively protected.
GDPR

GDPR Blogs Errata

Dr Roger Matthews updates his recent series of three GDPR blogs with all the latest information available.
Henry Clover

Is GDPR the next “Beast from the East”?

Sweeping in from the continent, uninvited and a hindrance at best and at worst a halt to everyday life, the meteorological conditions at the very end of February did indeed have a very real impact, at least for a relatively short period of time.
GDPR

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.
GDPR

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?