Regulation

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Why we need to bring back dental reference officers
Neel Kothari explains how reintroducing dental reference officers could help to stop mistakes in dental regulation from slipping through the…
Columnists
International dentists could practise without passing overseas registration exam
Plans to allow dentists from abroad to work in the UK without taking the overseas registration exam (ORE) are being…
Dentistry
Why the GDC needs a better system with more compassion
Dr Nikki Choong explains why she is supporting the Saving Grace campaign and how a change to regulation could make…
Dentistry
Government plans to reform dental regulation dubbed ‘disappointing’
A recently announced proposal to reform regulation across all healthcare professions has been criticised for its failure to provide a…
Dentistry
Remove groundless complaints to protect mental health, DDU urges
Healthcare regulators must remove groundless complaints to restore faith in regulation and safeguard mental health, the Dental Defence Union (DDU)…
Dentistry
Navigating MHRA registration: a crucial step towards compliance
This month, Eleanor and Emily Pittard discuss why MHRA registration is crucial as a dental lab, and provide a step-by-step…
Business
Calls for increased regulation of non-surgical facial aesthetics
Health experts in Wales are calling for increased regulation of non-surgical facial aesthetics treatments. In an industry worth almost £3 billion in…
Aesthetic dentistry
Healthcare regulation changes kicked into the long grass
Theresa May and the Government have failed to pledge reforms on healthcare regulation in the 2017-19 legislative programme. Despite promises in…
Dentistry
BDA seeking profession’s thoughts on regulation
The BDA is seeking the profession’s thoughts on what it wants from regulation to guide the BDA’s engagement with Health Ministers…
Dentistry
Federation of European dental regulators backs UK position on tooth whitening
The organisation that brings together all European dental regulators is backing the United Kingdom’s legal position on tooth whitening and…
Aesthetic dentistry
‘Forced apology’ guidance tying clinicians in knots
The British Society of Dental Hygiene and Therapy (BSDHT) has questioned the validity of the newly released General Dental Council…
Oral health
Regulating dentistry
Seb Evans caught up with John Milne to ask him about his time at the CQC. Regulation is the buzzword…
Dentistry
‘Timetable needed’ for regulation reform
The Government has renewed its commitment to reforming health and social care regulation, with no specific timetables being made. Parliamentary Under-Secretary…
Dentistry
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