General Dental Council (GDC) issues new guidance to improve patient safety.

The General Dental Council (GDC) has updated its guidance​​ to help students better understand their role in patient safety. Students will be helped to develop an improved understanding of professionalism and the standards required of them and will be given guidance on how to put patients’ interests first.

Entitled Student professionalism and fitness to practise, the suite of resources for student dental professionals, patients and education and training providers published today (19 October) offers practical advice and guidance – including where to go for additional support – to help  students achieve the level of professionalism expected once they join the dental register. This offers student dental professionals the best start in their career.

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