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The Private Dentistry (Wales) Regulations 2017

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART 1

    1. 1.Title and commencement

    2. 2.Application

    3. 3.Interpretation

    4. 4.Exceptions

    5. 5.Statement of purpose

    6. 6.Patient information

    7. 7.Review of the statement of purpose and patient information leaflet

    8. 8.Policies and procedures

  3. PART 2

    1. 9.Fitness of registered provider

    2. 10.Appointment of manager

    3. 11.Fitness of manager

    4. 12.Registered person – general requirements and training

  4. PART 3

    1. CHAPTER 1

      1. 13.Quality of treatment and other service provision

      2. 14.Safeguarding patients

      3. 15.Privacy, dignity and relationships

      4. 16.Assessing and monitoring the quality of service provision including annual returns

      5. 17.Staffing

      6. 18.Fitness of workers

      7. 19.Guidance for dentists and dental care professionals

      8. 20.Records

      9. 21.Complaints

    2. CHAPTER 2

      1. 22.Fitness of premises

    3. CHAPTER 3

      1. 23.Visits by registered provider to private dental practice

      2. 24.Financial position

    4. CHAPTER 4

      1. 25.Notification of events

      2. 26.Notice of temporary absence of registered person

      3. 27.Notice of changes

      4. 28.Notification of offences

      5. 29.Appointment of liquidators etc.

      6. 30.Death of a registered person

  5. PART 4

    1. 31.Resuscitation

    2. 32.Use of Class 3B or Class 4 laser product

  6. PART 5

    1. 33.Fees

    2. 34.(1) Subject to paragraph (2), a dentist may request a...

    3. 35.Compliance with regulations

    4. 36.Offences

    5. 37.Amendments to the Independent Health Care (Wales) Regulations 2011

    6. 38.(1) In regulation 2(1) (interpretation) in the appropriate places insert—...

    7. 39.Application of Part 2 of the Act to persons carrying on or managing a private dental practice

    8. 40.Transitional provisions

    9. 41.Revocations

    10. 42.Transitional savings

  7. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Information to be Included in the Statement of Purpose

      1. 1.The aims and objectives of the private dental practice.

      2. 2.The name, address, telephone, fax and electronic mail contact details...

      3. 3.The relevant qualifications and experience of the registered provider and...

      4. 4.In the case of an organisation, details of the responsible...

      5. 5.The names, relevant qualifications and experience of all the dentists...

      6. 6.The registered provider’s organisational structure.

      7. 7.The kinds of treatment, facilities and all other services provided...

      8. 8.The arrangements made for seeking patients’ views about the quality...

      9. 9.The practice opening hours and any arrangements for patients who...

      10. 10.The arrangements for dealing with complaints as set out in...

      11. 11.The arrangements for respecting the privacy and dignity of patients....

      12. 12.The date the statement of purpose was written and, where...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Information to be Included in the Patient Information Leaflet

      1. 1.A summary of the statement of purpose including—

      2. 2.The relevant experience and qualifications of all the dentists and...

      3. 3.The arrangements made for seeking patients’ views about the quality...

      4. 4.The arrangements for the appropriate development and training of employees....

      5. 5.The address and telephone number for each of the premises...

      6. 6.The arrangements for access to premises used for the purpose...

      7. 7.The rights and responsibilities of a patient including keeping appointments....

      8. 8.Details of persons who have access to patient information (including...

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      1. PART 1 Information Required in Respect of Persons Seeking to Carry on, Manage or Work at a Private Dental Practice

        1. 1.Proof of identity including a recent photograph.

        2. 2.Either— (a) where the certificate is required for a purpose...

        3. 3.Two written references, including a reference from the person’s most...

        4. 4.Where a person has previously worked in a position which...

        5. 5.Documentary evidence of any relevant qualifications.

        6. 6.A full employment history, together with a satisfactory written explanation...

        7. 7.Where the person is a dentist or dental care professional—...

      2. PART 2 Good Character

        1. 8.Whether the person has been convicted in the United Kingdom...

        2. 9.Whether the person has been erased, removed or struck-off a...

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      Application of Part 2 of the Act to persons carrying on or managing a private dental practice

      1. 1.Section 11 (requirement to register) applies as if—

      2. 2.Section 12 (applications for registration) applies as if for “or...

      3. 3.Section 13 (grant or refusal of registration) applies as if...

      4. 4.Section 14 (cancellation of registration) applies as if for “or...

      5. 5.Section 17 (notice of proposals) applies as if for “or...

      6. 6.Section 19 (notice of decisions) applies as if for “or...

      7. 7.Section 20A (urgent procedure for cancellation; Wales) applies as if...

      8. 8.Section 20B (urgent procedure for suspension or variation etc.) applies...

      9. 9.Section 21 (appeals to the Tribunal) applies as if for...

      10. 10.Section 24 (failure to comply with conditions) applies as if...

      11. 11.Section 24A (offences relating to suspension) applies as if for...

      12. 12.Section 26 (false descriptions of establishments and agencies) applies as...

      13. 13.Section 28 (failure to display certificate of registration) applies as...

      14. 14.Section 30A(2) (notification of matters relating to persons carrying on...

      15. 15.Section 31 (inspections by persons authorised by registration authority) applies...

      16. 16.Section 32 (inspections: supplementary) applies as if—

      17. 17.Section 37 (service of documents) applies as if for “or...

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      Fees

      1. 1.Annual fees

      2. 2.Registration fee

      3. 3.Fee in respect of applications to vary a condition of registration

      4. 4.Fee in respect of applications to remove a condition of registration

      5. 5.Refund of annual fees

  8. Explanatory Note

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