The statutory duty of candour

16 Feb 2016

Dentists have been subject to a professional duty of candour for many years. However, on 1 April 2015, regulation 20 of the Health and Social Care Act (Regulated Activities) Regulations 2014 was afforded universal application to all Care Quality Commission (CQC)-registered providers.

BLM partner and head of the health and care sector, Juliette Mellman-Jones gets you up to speed with duty of candour compliance in an article published in Dentistry. The full article can be seen online here or in hard copy here.

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