Certificate of Professional Registration
The General Dental Council (GDC) is the regulatory body of the dental profession in the United Kingdom. Their address is 37 Wimpole Street, London, W1G 8DQ and their telephone number is 020 7887 3800.Our dentists and staff adhere to the rules governing the profession by the GDC as set out in their publication “Standards for Dental Professionals”. You can find out more about the GDC on their website www.gdc-uk.org.
Care Quality Commission
Our practice is registered with the Care Quality Commission (CQC). Our Certificate Number is 1-294404596 , for this practice in Reading it is 1-196147762.
Our practice fully complies with the Data Protection Act 1998. It is registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office as Gentle Dental Care, registration number Z9614560. Our practice data controller is Brenda Macmillan. To download the ICO guide to data protection please click here.
Our practice adheres to the standards for patient confidentiality as set out by our regulatory body the General Dental Council. You can see details of this by downloading their guide “Principles of Patient Confidentiality”.
Patient Safety Charter
Our practice has a safety culture which means that patient safety is at the forefront of everyone’s minds, not only when delivering healthcare but also when setting objectives, developing procedures, purchasing new products and equipment. For further details please click here.
In this practice we take patients complaints very seriously and try to ensure that all of our patients are pleased with their experience of our service. For further details of our complaints policy please click here.