We will be hosting a free live webinar on Wednesday 3rd June 2020 at 9:30am for 1 hour to look at the staffing issues that all dental practices need to be aware of when reopening their practices.
The CDO has announced that NHS practices can recommence all routine treatment from 8th June 2020. The CQC has backtracked on its advice and is now saying private practices were never required to...Read More
If the CQC aren’t stopping dentists, why are Insurers saying no?
“The decision to offer dental care services is one for the provider to take.”
This is the CQC’s “current position”.
However, they are still “encouraging” practitioners to give “proper consideration” to the CDO’s Letters of Preparedness, without giving any indication as to what “proper consideration” actually means. The...Read More
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Yesterday was a very eventful day.
The CrowdJustice fund raising page went live at 17:30hrs and by 09:00hrs this morning, had already reached £8,130 from 94 pledges; a clear indication of the strength of feeling in the profession.The page to donate is here.
The profession needs your support to take this important case forward. The initial target was...Read More
The CQC have responded to JFH Law’s request for clarification as to the legal basis for their instruction that all practices must stop offering routine or emergency dental care (save where no NHS run UDCC is available). Their response raises as many questions as it answers.The CQC have stated that they support “the government agenda of reducing the risks of COVID19 transmission...Read More
In this webinar we considered the following:
• What are the legal and regulatory considerations that private dentists should consider when returning to work?
• Are private dentists bound by the CDO for England and the current guidance from NHS Public Health?
• What part will the GDC play in a private dentist’s decision to return to work?
• Can the CQC take action against dentists...Read More
Following our recent article on business interruption insurance, we have produced this step by step guide on the claims process.
Notify your insurer
The first step is to notify your insurer immediately that you have a claim. Check the wording of your policy as this may set out a procedure and time limit for notification. You will need to ensure you follow that procedure to the letter,...Read More