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The National Health Service (General Dental Services) (Scotland) Regulations 2010

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27.—(1) A contractor shall keep a complete, accurate and up to date record in respect of—

(a)the care and treatment given to each patient under a continuing care arrangement or a capitation arrangement and the fact of referral under such an arrangement under paragraph 12 or 13;

(b)treatment on referral;

(c)occasional treatment;

in the patient record and shall include with that record details of any private care and treatment (to the extent that it is provided with care and treatment under general dental services for the purpose of securing and maintaining oral health), any practice record form and all radiographs, photographs and study models (being models in respect of treatment) taken or obtained by or on behalf of the contractor as part of the care and treatment under a continuing care arrangement or a capitation arrangement or treatment on referral or occasional treatment.

(2) The records, forms, radiographs, photographs and study models referred to in sub‑paragraph (1) shall be retained for a period of 2 years by the contractor after completion of any course of care and treatment under a continuing care arrangement or a capitation arrangement or treatment on referral or occasional treatment to which they relate.

(3) The contractor shall, during the period in which it holds any records, forms, radiographs, photographs and study models referred to in sub-paragraph (1)—

(i)produce them on request to the dental officer, or any authorised officer of the Agency or the Health Board; or

(ii)send them to the SDPB, the dental officer, or any authorised officer of the Agency, or the Health Board within 14 days of being required to do so by one of those persons.

(4) A contractor may keep the records (other than the practice record form) referred to in sub-paragraph (1) and the form recording recalled attendance in accordance with paragraph 31 in computerised form.

(5) Nothing in sub-paragraph (1) shall be taken as removing any rights of property which the contractor may have in relation to the records, radiographs, photographs and study models referred to in that sub‑paragraph.

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