Record keeping - NHS, CQC and GDC requirements
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Record keeping – NHS, CQC and GDC
This session explores the essentials of current best practice for record keeping, what you must do and what you definitely shouldn't do! Being mindful of NHS regulations, the GDC and CQC requirements for record keeping, this lecture will help you set up or maintain effective processes which can be followed by the whole team, with confidence; help you be clear on why we need to keep records and how it can benefit you in the long-term.
Lecture filmed at the British Dental Conference and Exhibition 2017
- Be confident about exactly what your clinical records should contain
- Gain an overview of NHS regulations on, and GDC and CQC requirements for, record keeping
- How to best implement your record keeping – a whole team job
- How should you record the consent process?
- How to keep an effective audit of record keeping and therefore monitor the quality of treatment.
- Know the consequences you face if good records are not kept.
1 hour of verifiable CPD
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About the speaker
Dick Birkin, Former
Head of Advice Liaison and Development, 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.
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