Training

1 of the 5 key questions CQC will ask, 'Are they safe?'.

Do you have Medical Emergency and Basic Life Support Training every 12 months?

(From CQC 23rd April 2015)

GDC Continuing Professional Development for Dental Professionals

The GDC 'recommend' or 'highly recommend' CPD topics for inclusion in each 5 year cycle:

  • Disinfection and decontamination (at least 5 hours every CPD cycle)
  • Radiography and radiation protection (5 hours per cycle)
  • Medical Emergencies (10 hours every CPD cycle, and at least 2 hours every year)
  • Legal and Ethical Issues
  • Complaints Handing
  • Oral Cancer: Early detection

We highly recommend First Aid for Life Training (www.firstaidforlife.co.uk).