News Headlines

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New Legislation:
As of 1st May 2013 any patient is
free to come in and see one of our
hygienists for a scale and polish
without a referral (by appointment only).

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NEWS:
Patients are free to book an appointment
with our hygienists for a scale and polish
without the need for a dentist’s prescription
or referral. This is a change under new GDC
Regulations and is effective from 1st May 2013.

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From 1st May 2013 you can book an appointment
with our hygienists for a scale and polish
without being referred by your dentist.
This is a new direct access change to GDC Regulations.

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Direct Access to Hygienists:
Under a change to GDC regulations from
1st May 2013 you can book an appointment
with our hygienists for a scale and polish
without being referred by your dentist.

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Direct Access to Hygienists:
GDC regulations change from 1st May 2013
to allow you to book an appointment with
our hygienists without being referred
by your dentist.

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Direct Access to Hygienists:
New change in GDC Regulations.
Learn More……..

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Direct Access Hygienists at Bridge Dental Marlow

TAG = Direct Access Hygienists at Bridge Dental Marlow

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Direct Access to Hygienists  at Bridge Dental Marlow

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Then on News page a curated article..  somewhat along the lines……

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Direct Access to Hygienists at Bridge Dental Marlow.

GDC announces Direct Access to dental care professionals in line with Government initiative.

On 28 March 2013 the General Dental Council (GDC) agreed to lift the restriction on dental hygienists and dental therapists to see patients on prescription from a dentist only. The policy decision will be in place from 1 May 2013, although other barriers still exist for full direct access to take place at this time.

Source: http://www.bda.org/dentists/policy-campaigns/research/dir-acc.aspx

The Limitations are….  etc

You then describe  what the changes mean and how at BD they will apply to and help your patients.