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UK Smiles Dental Practice Limited - Romford

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Inspection report

Date of Inspection: 9 January 2014
Date of Publication: 7 February 2014
Inspection Report published 07 February 2014 PDF | 70.73 KB

People's personal records, including medical records, should be accurate and kept safe and confidential (outcome 21)

Meeting this standard

We checked that people who use this service

  • Their personal records including medical records are accurate, fit for purpose, held securely and remain confidential.
  • Other records required to be kept to protect their safety and well being are maintained and held securely where required.

How this check was done

We looked at the personal care or treatment records of people who use the service, carried out a visit on 9 January 2014, sent a questionnaire to people who use the service and talked with staff.

Our judgement

People’s personal records were kept securely and were fit for purpose.

Reasons for our judgement

People’s personal records were accurate and kept securely. Patient records were located in locked filing cabinets behind reception. We found these to be accurate and up to date. For instance, medical histories were recorded and a record of treatment carried out had been updated at each visit.

Staff records showed that details of qualifications and t a record of continuing professional development such as attendance on training courses. These were well organised and up to date.