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
Richard (Dick) Birkin, Head of Advice Liaison and Development, BDA
Dick is currently Head of Advice Liaison and Development having recently been BDA's National Director for Wales. He worked for the Dental Reference Service for 23 years as a DRO, Senior Dental Officer and Clinical Adviser. Dick has given evidence at over a hundred disciplinary hearings including many at the GDC and has written expert witness reports for both the defence and prosecution. He lectures widely on NHS regulations, ethics, quality, monitoring and record keeping.
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