Privacy and confidentiality

As part of our commitment to delivering current and relevant content for dental practices, we regularly review and update our resources to reflect the latest developments, research, and best practice. We are gradually removing out-of-date resources from our website to ensure the accuracy and reliability of our information.

This allows us to thoroughly evaluate and refresh the content, ensuring that members and their dental teams can access the most current and reliable information.

We appreciate your understanding and patience as we work to maintain the quality and integrity of our resources.

Use our Practice Plus resources to help you ensure you meet your privacy obligations.

Click a link below to download the resource.

Note: These are member-only resources. You must be logged into the website to download the resources.

Privacy policies and procedures

Privacy policy template
Data breach response plan
Employee undertaking for the protection of confidential information
Privacy policy obligations
Social media guidance

Forms, templates and notices

Informed consent guidance
Privacy complaints process
Notice to patients of the practice privacy policy
Privacy audit
Sample privacy warning for fax and email
Social media photographic release agreement
Telephone protocol to confirm identity of person seeking information
Video surveillance
Patient representative’s authority to request records from another practice
Patient authority to request records from another practice
Patient request to access records held at the practice
Patient/guardian authority to transfer records to another practice
Permission to release personal health information
Photographic agreement
Letter to current patients about the sale/transfer/closure of practice
Letter to other practice seeking access to patient records and requesting patient consent
Letter to service entities requesting commitment to APPs
Response to dental practice releasing patient file – letter template
Response to patient request for file – letter template
Practice notice re sale/transfer/closure of the practice
Data breach response plan template

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