Practice support manual

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The practice support manual has been developed to support the organization, management and running of primary care dental practices. It aims to help dental teams keep up to date with legislation and professional regulations, prepare successfully for practice inspection and carry out best practice.

The ‘ Practice Support Manual’ (PSM) has been launched as a web resource and is freely available to the dental profession in Scotland.

Advice on ten topics is now included:

  • Ethical Practice
  • Record-keeping
  • Communication
  • Risk Management
  • Health and Safety (General)
  • Health and Safety (Infection Control)
  • Radiation Protection
  • Disability Equality
  • Medical Emergencies and Life Support
  • Audit and Significant Event Analysis



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