GDC Responding to COVID-19 – latest updates in uncertain times

News from the GDC:  08 April, 2020 by Stefan Czerniawski

As the COVID-19 situation continues to develop, we know that many dental professionals are continuing to face an uncertain and stressful situation. As the professions’ regulator, our aim continues to be to provide support and clarity where we are able to, based on the two core principles we set out on 23 March:

  • Minimising the burden of time and attention we impose on registrants.
  • Maximising the flexibility of registrants to manage their professional activities in response to the challenges of COVID-19.

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The British Society of Dental Hygiene and Therapy (BSDHT) is a nationally recognised body that represents over 4,000 Dental Hygienists and Dental Therapists across the UK and beyond.

BSDHT maintain an on-going dialogue with the General Dental Council (GDC), the Departments of Health and all of the main groups representing dental care professionals, and attends meetings of the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Dentistry, bringing dental hygiene and therapy to the attention of government ministers and MP’s.

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