Monthly Archives: August 2013

Patient Group Direction

Under the Medicines Act 1968 the use of prescription-only medicines (POM)’s can only be prescribed by a suitably qualified prescriber. Local Anesthetics and High Flouride containing varnishes come under this act. It is important that Denatl Therapists and Hygienist are using these medicines under a prescription.    

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FGDP(UK) responds to Care Quality Commission consultation

The Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK) has responded to the Care Quality Commission’s consultation on how it inspects, regulates and monitors care services, welcoming the move towards individual accountability and away from a ‘tick box’ system of compliance. The FGDP(UK) also believes that it is essential for practice inspectors to possess relevant skills, knowledge and […]

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3 Direct Access Seminars with 5 hours CPD are being held in London, Manchester and Cardiff, on the 8th, 9th and 10th of October respectively.   These dates offer 5 hours CPD.  Only £25 for BADT members.  £50 for non-members.   These courses is covering a variety of topics relevant to Therapists and Hygienists, and is […]

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