CANCELLED - NHS claiming regulations
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CANCELLED - NHS claiming regulations
Thursday 9 July 2020 | LONDON
The NHS claiming regulations are notoriously difficult to interpret. Misunderstanding of these regulations can have serious consequences, leading to risk of major financial losses, breach of contract and possible referral to the GDC. This interactive one-day course will offer formal training to practitioners working in the NHS in England and Wales and those who require an update on the current system (introduced in 2006).
• Be familiar with the relevant NHS bodies administering and monitoring NHS dentistry
• Understand the legislation behind NHS treatments and claims
• Know how legalisation is enforced relating to NHS/private boundaries and submission of forms and data
• Understand the key legal terminology and important definitions within NHS regulations and how these are nterpreted
• Understand the pitfalls and controls around NHS regulations
• Know how dentists are monitored by use of data derived from FP17s
• Understand the Dental Assurance Framework and the programme of audits and challenges being rolled out by HSBSA
• Recognise the importance of full and accurate clinical and up-to-date record keeping.
09:00 ||Registration and refreshments
||Introduction and welcome
||NHS Structure and termominlogy
||NHS regulations – key terminology
- How are dentists monitored
- Dental assurance framework
- Record and card audits
Record keeping update
Close and certificates
|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.
|Len D’Cruz, Senior Dento-Legal Adviser, BDA and GDP, London
Len is a general dental practitioner, running a seven surgery mixed NHS and private practice in North East London. He is an experienced vocational trainer for the London Deanery, a dento-legal advisor for the BDA and a Dental tutor for Health Education East of England. Len is also lead lecturer for the MA in Dental Law and Ethics at the University of Bedfordshire. He has published "Legal aspects of general dental practice" and co-authored “Understanding NHS dentistry”, he writes and presents regularly about legal and ethical issues as well as NHS contractual issues particularly in relation to the NHS contract prototypes. Len is also an ORE examiner.
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5½ hours CPD
The training course meets the educational criteria set by the GDC for Verifiable CPD and is certified by the British Dental Association.
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