Sent to our mailing list on 19th May 2020.
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...Read More
On 23rd March 2020 the Government announced that all restaurants, pubs, gyms and other leisure businesses should be shut as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. It also announced that anyone that can work remotely should. Naturally, many turned to their business interruption insurance policies to provide cover for the financial losses suffered as a result of the coronavirus outbreak.
Following the Chief Dental Officer’s announcement on 25th March 2020 that practices should effectively stop all face to face contact with patients, dental practices across the UK shut their doors for the foreseeable future. Naturally, many turned to their business interruption insurance policies to provide cover for the financial losses suffered as a result of the coronavirus COVID-19...Read More