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NHS patient dental charges in England to rise

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Regulations have been laid before Parliament to uplift dental charges in England from 1 April 2016 by 5% and by a similar percentage next year. Current From 1/4/2016 From 1/4/2017 Band 1 £18.90 £19.70 £20.60 Band 2 £51.30 £53.90 £56.30 Band 3 £222.50 £233.70 £244.30 In written statement to Parliament, Alistair Burt, minister of state […]

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Do DBS (CRB) checks expire, and how often do they need reviewing?

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Click here to see our updated article on DBS checks. A Disclosure and Barring Service or DBS check (also called disclosure) has no official expiry date. Any information included is accurate at the time the check was carried out. Whether or not to carry out a subsequent check is up to the practice owner/employer. Some authorities […]

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Register now for eGDC account

Dental

The GDC is encouraging all dentists and DCPs to sign up for an eGDC account at www.egdc-uk.org. The dedicated, secure site enables registrants to amend their contact details, update CPD hours, view and print a replacement Certificate of Registration, pay the ARF and set up a direct debit. With an eGDC account you can easily log […]

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CQC dental services handbook and compliance guidance

Dental

The CQC has issued How CQC regulates: Primary care dental services Provider handbook. This book has information about CQC practice visits, focused inspections, key lines of enquiry (KLOE) and more. Download it here. Also, the CQC has updated its guidance for providers on meeting the Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) Regulations 2014 (part […]

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CRB/DBS Checks for dental practice

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Click here to see our updated article on DBS checks. A disclosure of information about spent and unspent convictions, cautions, reprimands, final warnings with any additional information held locally by police forces that’s reasonably considered relevant to the post applied for is called an enhanced CRB check or an enhanced DBS check (Disclosure and Barring Service […]