Article Review: Suspension on requirement for patient signature on dental forms extended

Article Review: Suspension on requirement for patient signature on dental forms extended

Suspension on requirement for patient signature on dental forms extended

Patients exempt for signing forms until 30th June
  • Extending the exemption for patients to attach their signature to documents 
  • Began in Oct 20, set to last 5 months to may 21
  • Extended to 30 June 21
  • Includes dental prescription and ophthalmic forms
  • In place by govt to reduce covid transmission
Side note - UDA targets increased
  • UDA targets being increased for NHS dental practices to 60% from 45% from 01/04/21 until October 21
  • BDA criticised this move
  • Likely to further some of the issues that dentists are having
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