- Quality Assurance Framework for Dental Workforce Development - The COPDEND Quality Assurance CPD framework has been updated and re-named the ‘Quality Assurance Framework for Dental Workforce Development’. The framework sets out standards across four domains; planning and development, delivery, administration and evaluation of CPD activities. We are working towards achieving these standards.
- National Oral Health Plan for Wales (NOHP) - Dental Postgraduate Section's commitment towards the NOHP for Wales
- Healthcare Inspectorate Wales (HIW) - Information regarding dental practice inspections in Wales. HIW provide a workbook for practices to work through prior to inspections whic can be dowloaded here.
27/9/16 Dental Practice Inspections Outline: HIW Dental Practice Inspections Presentation - Rebecca Jewell HIW, Preparing for an HIW inspection Presentation - Lisa Howells
Medical Device Alert - HeartStart MRx defibrillators
You recently received an alert about LIFEPAK 1000 automatic external defibrillators (AEDs). There are alerts about both types of AED. All HeartStart MRx defibrillators – possible failure to deliver a shock, cardioversion, pacing or monitoring.
Manufactured by Philips Healthcare – two battery-related problems: 1) may fail to power on or reboots repetitively, 2) after unplugging from AC mains, may fail to deliver a shock or undertake pacing. More information can be found here.