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Dentists / Periodontal Disease / Extractions / GDC

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Dear General Dental Council,

Please can you let me know whether you have ever investigated a dentist who:
(i) failed to either diagnose or treat periodontal disease in a patient; and
(ii) extracted the patient's teeth which could otherwise have been saved if the periodontal disease had been treated.

In respect of such dentists, please can you let me know:
1. The number of such investigations that have been carried out (broken down per year)
2. The outcome of such investigations.

Yours faithfully,

C Shah

Freedom of Information Requests, General Dental Council

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Dear C Shah

 

Thank you for your email of 27 October 2019 concerning periodontal disease
and extractions.

 

We are dealing with your request under the terms of the Freedom of
Information Act 2000 (‘the FOI Act’).

 

You may be aware that under section 1(3) of the FOI Act, authorities are
not obliged to answer a request where they reasonably require further
information in order to identify and locate the information requested and
have informed the requestor of that requirement. The date the
clarification is provided will be become the revised date of receipt of
the requested information and you will then be advised of the 20-working
day deadline by which you can expect to receive a response. 

 

It would be helpful if you could clarify: which time period you would like
the information to cover.

 

We look forward to hearing from you.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

 

 

Colin Lench

Deputy Information Governance Manager &

Data Protection Officer

General Dental Council

 

Phone: 0121 752 0173

Email: [1][email address]
Web:  [2]gdc-uk.org

 

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Colin Lench, General Dental Council

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Dear C Shah

 

Further to our email dated 28 October 2019 (below) we have yet to receive
clarification on the timescale you would like the information to cover.

 

If you can provide this at your earliest convenience we will begin to
process your request.

 

Regards

 

Colin Lench

Deputy Information Governance Manager &

Data Protection Officer

General Dental Council

 

Phone: 0121 752 0173

Email: [1][email address]
Web:  [2]gdc-uk.org

 

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From: Freedom of Information Requests
Sent: 28 October 2019 15:46
To: 'C Shah' <[FOI #615803 email]>
Subject: RE: Freedom of Information request - Dentists / Periodontal
Disease / Extractions / GDC

 

Dear C Shah

 

Thank you for your email of 27 October 2019 concerning periodontal disease
and extractions.

 

We are dealing with your request under the terms of the Freedom of
Information Act 2000 (‘the FOI Act’).

 

You may be aware that under section 1(3) of the FOI Act, authorities are
not obliged to answer a request where they reasonably require further
information in order to identify and locate the information requested and
have informed the requestor of that requirement. The date the
clarification is provided will be become the revised date of receipt of
the requested information and you will then be advised of the 20-working
day deadline by which you can expect to receive a response. 

 

It would be helpful if you could clarify: which time period you would like
the information to cover.

 

We look forward to hearing from you.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

 

 

Colin Lench

Deputy Information Governance Manager &

Data Protection Officer

General Dental Council

 

Phone: 0121 752 0173

Email: [7][email address]
Web:  [8]gdc-uk.org

 

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[10]f [11]t [12]You Tube

 

 

 

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Dear Colin Lench,

The time period I would like the information to cover is 2004 to date.

Yours sincerely,

C Shah

Dear Colin Lench,

As already advised, the time period I would like the information to cover is 2004 to date.

Yours sincerely,

C Shah

Colin Lench, General Dental Council

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Dear C Shah

 

Please find attached the General Dental Council’s response to your freedom
of information request of 27 October 2019.

 

Regards

 

Colin Lench

Deputy Information Governance Manager &

Data Protection Officer

General Dental Council

 

Phone: 0121 752 0173

Email: [1][email address]
Web:  [2]gdc-uk.org

 

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