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GDC LAUNCH RAISING CONCERNS HELPLINE

Today the GDC is launching a new confidential helpline for dental professionals who may have a concern that they need to raise at work.

Principle 8 of the Standards for the Dental Team is to ‘raise concerns if patients are at risk’. It sets out the obligations of every registered dental professional to put patients’ interests first and act to protect them. This means that dental professionals must raise a concern if they believe patients or colleagues are at risk, and they must act on any concern that is raised with them.  More