The government’s announcement on the 21st February that all Covid-19 restrictions will end on the 24th February, including the requirement for self-isolation following a positive test, raises many questions for those working in healthcare. This article considers the approach that dental practices can take to mitigate against Covid-19 and how staff should be managed now that the law has changed.
On 25th March 2020 the CDO and NHS England sent a letter to all NHS dental practices, advising them that they would continue to be paid under their NHS contracts, subject to staff being redeployed. It gave four examples of where staff might be redeployed to, namely urgent dental care centres, supporting the NHS both generally and in response to the COVID-19 outbreak, voluntary or local...Read More
As a dental professional, you are likely familiar with difficult patients.
Often, they can be distressing to deal with and can even be a catalyst for dental complaints and claims against your practice.
However, there are ways to deal with difficult patients without the situation escalating. The team at JFH Law have put together six essential tips on how to manage patients effectively...Read More