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GDPR NHS Practices: How to be a DPO in a dental practice

Event Type
Event Subject
Practice management
Development Outcomes (A, B, D)
Topic Groups (Education & Development, Ethics and Regulation, Patient Communications, Practice Management)
Friday 18 January 2019
09:30 - 12:50
British Dental Association
64 Wimpole Street, LONDON, W1G 8YS, England
Booking Fees
  • Dental Care Professional: £95.00
  • Essential Member: £95.00
  • Expert Member: £95.00
  • Extra Member: £95.00
  • Senior member: £95.00
  • Non member: £145.00
  • Student member: £95.00

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GDPR: NHS Practices - How to be a DPO in a dental practice

Friday 18 January 2019 | LONDON 

​Alternative dates:Tuesday 22 January 2019 | Manchester
Tuesday 11 June 2019 | London


This half day course provides clear and concise advice for those seeking to take on, or already performing the role of Data Protection Officer (DPO) in a general dental practice. The course will give the attendee an overview of the role and responsibilities, as well as the necessary tools to become an effective DPO and comply with GDPR.

Discuss scenario-based solutions with peers, receive practice advice and answers to your questions.

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Learning objectives

  • Understand the GDPR and regulatory framework
  • Decipher the relevance of the GDPR in a dental practice
  • Understand the role of a Data Protection Officer (DPO)
  • Be able to perform preparatory work for GDPR compliance
  • Understand what a data breach is and how to respond to a breach incident
  • Be familiar with key compliance documents.

Who should be the DPO in a dental practice?

Although there is no definitive list of who can and cannot be a DPO, the DPO should not be the person who determines what information is used for at the practice, which is usually the practice owner.


​BDA member:​£95
​Non member:​£145


The fee includes refreshments, lunch and all course documentation.

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Isabella McClean, Practice Management Consultant, BDA

Samantha Harris, Contracts and Operations Adviser, BDA

Samantha qualified as a lawyer in Australia in 2015, she has worked in digital evidence, energy and resources and recently moved to London for experience in a large international city. Since joining the BDA Samantha works as a Contracts and Operations Advisor in the BDA’s advisory team.

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Peter Stracey, UK Product Manager, Software of Excellence

Peter has over 30 years’ experience working for IT development and product delivery companies. He has worked in a variety of regulated industries ranging from dental software and pharmaceuticals through to medical instrumentation design. For the past six years Peter has been working as Software of Excellence’s (SOE) UK product manager and is currently performing a regulatory and compliance consultation role, key to assisting both SOE and its customers with GDPR and other IT governance matters.



3 hours CPD

The training course meets the educational criteria set by the GDC for Verifiable CPD and is certified by the British Dental Association.