Consultation on the draft Standards of Conduct, Performance and Ethics
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<p style="font-family: arial; font-size: 10pt"><span>One of the principal ways in which we protect patients is by issuing standards and guidance which all those on our registers must follow. To find out more about our current standards, please see the <a href="/Dentalprofessionals/Standards/Pages/default.aspx">standards pages </a>on our website.</span><span>  </span></p>
<p style="font-family: arial; font-size: 10pt"><span>We began a review of our current Standards Guidance at the end of 2010 and throughout the review we have gathered evidence from a variety of sources, details of which can be found on our <a href="/Aboutus/Researchandconsultations/Pages/Review-of-Standards-research.aspx">research page</a>.</span></p>
<p style="font-family: arial; font-size: 10pt">We undertook a  consultation on the draft GDC Standards of Conduct, Performance and Ethics which will replace our current Standards Guidance.</p>
<p style="font-family: arial; font-size: 10pt">Links to the relevant sections of the drafts are provided throughout the questionnaire.  However, if you wish to read the consultation document, or the draft GDC Standards of Conduct, Performance and Ethics in full, you can find the links below:
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<a title="opens in new window" href="/GDCcalendar/Consultations/Documents/GDC%20Standards%20of%20Conduct%20Performance%20and%20Ethics%20(consultation%20Oct12)%20(Entire%20document).pdf"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" alt="GDC Standards of Conduct Performance and Ethics (consultation Oct12) (Entire document).pdf" src="/GDCcalendar/Consultations/_layouts/images/pdf16.gif"/>DRAFT GDC Standards of Conduct, Performance and Ethics </a>(PDF, 655KB)</p>
<p style="font-family: arial; font-size: 10pt"><a title="opens in new window" href="/GDCcalendar/Consultations/Documents/Standards%20review%20consultation%20document.pdf"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" alt="Standards review consultation document.pdf" src="/GDCcalendar/Consultations/_layouts/images/pdf16.gif"/>Consultation document</a> (PDF, 573KB)</p>
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<p style="font-family: arial; font-size: 10pt">The consultation closed on <strong>31 December 2012 </strong>and we unable to accept any late responses.  The feedback from this consultation will be presented to the Council during the early part of 2013.</p>
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<p style="font-family: arial; font-size: 10pt">​<span>If you have any questions regarding this consultation or the Standards Review in general, please contact the Standards Team on: </span><a href=""></a><span>. </span></p>
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