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Dental records - What do you want to avoid?

*If booking two or more people, please use the booking form (PDF version) or booking form (word version) to make your booking, or call us on 020 7563 4590

Tuesday 7 April 2020
Venue

​The Village Hotel

Prime Four, Kingswells, Aberdeen AB15 8PJ

Time

18:30 Registration and refreshments (sandwiches, cakes, tea and coffee)

19:00 Lecture

21:00 Ends

Branch / SectionAberdeen Section
CPD​2 hours
​​Price

BDA members - £10

Non-members - £15

Dental care professionals - £10

VDPs* - £10

Undergraduate students* - Free

* Please note, if you are a VDP or an undergraduate student please use the booking form (PDF version) or booking from (word version) or call the Events team on 020 7563 4590, as you will not be able to book online.

AimsDental record keeping is crucial to the care of patients and to the investigation of any complaints, GDC issues, claims and adverse incidents.

At a time of challenge, records can provide the clinician with a good defence, or a poor defence. Sometimes the difference in content can be small, but significant. Record keeping is not about volume, but about quality. Knowing what to include and why is the key. Sharing her years of experience in helping dentists who have run into trouble Sue outlines the essential dos and don’ts of record keeping, looking at what is possible within a busy working day.
Learning objectives

What not to do can be as important as what to do! The session includes real life examples of getting it wrong – and getting it right, including:

  • How to ensure that you record the essentials
  • How to comply with GDC and NHS record keeping requirements
  • How to identify common problems record keeping pitfalls, and how to avoid them.
Learning contentBy the end of the session delegates will be in a position to understand the essentials requirements for record keeping, how to use the team to their best advantage, and how to check that they are getting it right.
Development outcomes A, B and D
Speaker

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Sue Boynton

Sue Boynton BDS LLM FFGDP(UK) FFFLM is recognised for assisting numerous dental professionals with a wide range of dentolegal issues over almost 20 years.

Sue works as an Independent Dentolegal Consultant, using her extensive, in-depth, knowledge and experience gained from her work over many years with a dental indemnity organisation.

On top of her extensive experience of complex dentolegal issues Sue also brings her expertise to articles and e-learning initiatives. She is part of the Profession-wide complaints handling initiative working group, and a member of the steering group for the strategic review of the Dental Complaints Service.

Sue has a Master’s Degree in Medical Law, a Fellowship from the Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK), a Fellowship from the Faculty of Forensic and Legal Medicine, and is an NLP Master. She shares her knowledge and expertise on dentolegal issues in the UK and internationally and is a hugely popular professional speaker who is passionate about risk management and helping dental teams.

How to book / enquiries

Three ways to book:

Online - individual bookings only

Login to the BDA website first.

Then use the pink 'Register' button at the top right of this page.

Please note: If you have a GDC number you can use the online system. You do not need to be a BDA member.

If you do not already have a BDA website username and password, fill in the form and we'll set you up with a username and temporary password.

If booking online, please email us any dietary requirements.

By booking form - email / post

 

By telephone 

Call the Events team on 020 7563 4590 to book over the phone (open Monday to Friday 09:00-17:00).

For registration queries email us at branchsectionevents@bda.org.

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