Running a safe and compliant practice
Additional event information
To book a place on an event you must be logged into the website.
If you do not have a BDA website ID, please click here
Email a friend
Email these event details to a friend
Running a safe and compliant practice
Friday 23 March | 2018 | London (Note: the change from a previously advertised April date)
Explore the guidelines set out by the CQC and GDC to ensure your practice is compliant to nationally recognised standards.
'Is your service/practice safe? Is it caring? Is it responsive? Is it effective? Is it well led?' (CQC key line of enquiries)
At times it can seem quite impossible to comply with all your obligations.
Attendees will also be taken through a step by step process of how to keep quality records in order to protect your practice and the team, as well as supporting the welfare of patients.
- Be familiar with the key issues surrounding CQC registration and inspections
- Gain a better understanding of health and safety issues in dentistry
- Know how to comply with current infection control and decontamination guidelines
- Be aware of the GDC's standards and its complaints and fitness to practice procedures
- Understand the requirements surrounding consent, confidentiality and data protection
How to book
BDA members can register online
(login/register - see top right of page)
020 7563 4590
By booking form
Print, complete then return a
|Non Member: £195.00||DCPs: £95.00|
The fee includes refreshments, a standing buffet lunch and all course documentation.
|||Dick Birkin, Head of Regional Services, BDA|
Originally a GDP in the North West, before joining the BDA Dick was a manager with the Dental Reference Service for 24 years. He also spent time as a Clinical Policy Adviser for the DRS where he worked closely with SHAs and PCTs in analysing data and managing risk. He has given evidence at over a hundred disciplinary hearings and has acted as an expert witness at the GDC.
Sarah Davison, Good Practice Manager, BDA
Sarah manages BDA Good Practice and is responsible for the management and development of BDA Good Practice. She has been at the BDA for over 6 years, prior to which Sarah worked in training, assessment and coaching including working for a number of National Awarding Bodies. Sarah has a BSc in Sports Science, a postgraduate certificate in Education and in 2010 completed the FGDP Certificate in the Appraisal of Dental Practices.
James Goldman, Head of Employment and General Practice Advice, BDA
James qualified as a barrister in 1994 and has worked as an in house lawyer, in the retail, recruitment and public sectors. He has provided advice on a range of employment and commercial issues, has appeared in a number of tribunal cases and has lectured on a range of topics.
Richard Harris, Head of Compliance, BDA
Richard advises members on CQC-related issues for England and is also involved in other regulatory set-ups in the rest of the UK. Now in his second stint at the BDA, Richard has 15 years' experience of advising dentists on a variety of practice-based issues and has been involved with the developing CQC situation since 2010. Richard has also been in the army, the civil service, worked for a police authority and has also worked for a large NHS hospital.
Edward Sinclair, Practice Management Consultant (Health and Safety), BDA
Edward Sinclair is a dually qualified dentist and microbiologist. His final year dissertation was on Hepatitis B, a dentally relevant topic. Utilising his experience of working in NHS and private practice Edward is currently engaged as a specialist advisor in the BDA's Compliance team. Edward advises members on all aspects of health and safety law, infection control and decontamination requirements. He has a particular interest in the issues facing young dentists in terms of employment and is also studying for a Masters in Public Health.
Victoria Michell, Practice Management Consultant, BDA
Victoria is a solicitor in the BDA's NHS, Business and General Practice Team. She advises on a range of business and NHS matter, particularly focusing on NHS contracts and disputes and has recently returned from a secondment where she undertook work on behalf of clients buying and selling dental practices.
6 hours CPD (5 hours of core verifiable CPD, 1 hour verifiable CPD)
The training course meets the educational criteria set by the GDC for Verifiable CPD and is certified by the British Dental Association.
If you wish to stay overnight during the event please contact MICE Concierge our appointed hotel booking agency by email or call 01438 908770.
Full terms and conditions (including cancellation policy)