Freedom of Information Publication Scheme 

   

Cost

Class 1 - Who we are and what we do

(Organisational information, structures, locations and contacts)

This will be current information only

Website, statement of purpose, practice information leaflet   No Charge

Who’s who in the practice

Team member information is available on the practice website at www.thevillagedentalpractice.com and in the practice information leaflet.

No charge

Contact details for the practice (named contacts where possible with telephone number and email address (if used))

Contact details are available on the practice website at and in the practice information leaflet.

No charge

Opening hours

Our current opening hours are available on the practice website at and in the practice information leaflet.

No charge

Class 2 What we spend

   

Details on NHS funding received by the practice and the cost of operating the NHS contract. We would expect dentists to consider publishing as much information as possible, including as much detail as possible.

The value of our GDS/PDS contract with the NHS and targets are available from the practice owner.

10p per photocopy
£4 per CD
£4 per memory stick

 

Total annual expenditure on the provision of our contracted services (since most practices also provide care to patients on a private basis, the costs have been apportioned)

The practice provides both NHS and private treatment to patients. Information regarding the annual costs to the practice to deliver our NHS services is available from John Vaughan

10p per photocopy
£4 per CD
£4 per memory stick

Audit of NHS income, if held

The practice is not audited and no information is held.

 

Class 3 What our priorities are

   

Plans for the development and provision of NHS services

The practice currently has no plans regarding the development and provision of NHS services

10p per photocopy
£4 per CD
£4 per memory stick

Performance data including performance against targets

Information regarding targets and our performance against them is available from the practice owner.

10p per photocopy
£4 per CD
£4 per memory stick

Practice inspection. Inspection reports by regulators Healthcare Inspectorate Wales

Our latest HIW inspection report is available on the HIW website at www.hiw.org.uk.

No Charge

 

Class 4 – How we make decisions

   

Records of decisions made in the practice/firm affecting the provision of NHS services.

As a small company management decisions are not always recorded. Information may be available from John Vaughan.

10p per photocopy
£4 per CD
£4 per memory stick

Class 5 – Our policies and procedures

(Current written protocols, policies and procedures for delivering our services and responsibilities)

Current information only.

Available on request at practice, some available on website  10p per photocopy
£4 per CD
£4 per memory stick

Policies and procedures about customer service

Our Patient experience policy (M 233-PEX) is available from reception.

10p per photocopy
£4 per CD
£4 per memory stick

 

Policies and procedures about employment of staff

Information available from reception includes, but is not limited to:

  • â�ª  Recruitment and selection policy and procedure (M 222H)

  • â�ª  Employment and induction policy (M 233-EIN)

  • â�ª  Disciplinary (M 227A), Grievance (M 227B) and Capability (M 227D) procedures

10p per photocopy
£4 per CD
£4 per memory stick

Equality and diversity policy

Our Equality, dignity and human right policy (M 233-EQD) is available from reception.

10p per photocopy
£4 per CD
£4 per memory stick

Health and safety policy

Our Health and safety policy (M 250C) is available from reception.

10p per photocopy
£4 per CD
£4 per memory stick

Infection control policy

Our Infection control policy (M 257A) and procedures (M 257B) are available from reception.

10p per photocopy
£4 per CD
£4 per memory stick

Radiation protection checklist

Information from our Radiation protection folder is available from Sharon Davies.

10p per photocopy
£4 per CD
£4 per memory stick

Complaints procedures (including those covering requests for information and operating the publication scheme)

Our complaints procedure (G110CW) is displayed in reception and http://www.thevillagedentalpractice.com. Copies are available from reception.

No charge

Records management policies (records retention, destruction and archive)

Our Record management policy (M 233-REM) is available from reception.

10p per photocopy
£4 per CD
£4 per memory stick

 

Confidentiality and data protection policies

Our Confidentiality (M 233-CON) and Data protection (M 233-DPT) policies are available from reception.

No Charge

Policies and procedures for handling requests for information

Requests for information are covered in our Data protection policy (M 233-DPT), which is available from reception.

No Charge

Practice information leaflet

Our practice information leaflet is available at reception.

No charge

Class 6 – Lists and Registers

Currently maintained lists and registers only

None held

 

Any publicly available register or list (if any are held this should be publicised; in most circumstances existing access provisions will suffice).

None held

 

Class 7 – The services we offer

(Information about the services we offer, including leaflets, guidance and newsletters produced for the public)

Current information only

   

The services provided under contract to the NHS

Information about the services we offer is outlined  on the practice website
at http://www.thevillagedentalpractice.com and in the practice information leaflet.

No charge

Charges for any of these services

Information regarding charges for NHS services is displayed on posters in reception, in our practice information leaflet, which is available from reception and on the practice website
at www.thevillagedentalpractice.com.

No charge

 

Information leaflets

We have a range of leaflets, free of charge and available at reception, including:

â�ª  Patient information leaflet on gum disease

â�ª  Patient information leaflet on oral hygiene

â�ª  Take home instructions for after surgery

â�ª  Take home instructions for new dentures

No charge

Out of hours arrangements

Information about out-of-hours emergency care is available in the practice information leaflet, which is available from the practice reception and published on the practice website.

No charge

Sept 2020