Great Hampton Dental Charter

Patient Safety Charter for Great Hampton Dental Practice

At Great Hampton Dental Practice, our commitment to patient safety is unwavering. We recognise the paramount importance of providing a secure and comfortable environment for our patients. This Patient Safety Charter serves as a guiding document outlining our dedication to maintaining the highest standards of safety and care in our dental practice.

Mission Statement:

Our mission is to prioritise patient safety above all else. We aim to create an atmosphere where patients feel confident in the quality of care they receive, trusting that their well-being is our top priority.

Core Principles:

1. Clinical Excellence:

  • We are committed to providing the highest standard of dental care by ensuring our dental professionals stay abreast of the latest advancements in dental technology, techniques, and safety protocols.
  • Regular training sessions and continuing education programs will be conducted to update our team on industry best practices.

2. Infection Control:
  • Stringent infection control measures will be implemented to minimise the risk of cross-contamination and ensure a sterile environment.
  • All team members will adhere to the guidelines set forth by relevant health organisations to maintain a safe and hygienic practice.

3. Communication:
  • Open and transparent communication between our team and patients is vital. Patients will be informed about their treatment plans, potential risks, and preventive measures to empower them in making informed decisions about their oral health.
  • We encourage patients to voice any concerns or questions they may have about their treatment or the practice’s safety protocols.

4. Emergency Preparedness:
  • Our team will undergo regular emergency response training to efficiently handle any unforeseen medical situations.
  • Emergency protocols, including the location of emergency equipment and contact information for emergency services, will be visibly posted throughout the practice.

5. Patient Education:
    • We are committed to educating our patients on oral health practices, hygiene, and post-treatment care to promote long-term well-being.
    • Informational materials and resources will be made available to patients, enhancing their understanding of preventive measures and maintaining oral health.

Continuous Improvement:

1. Quality Assurance:
  • Regular internal audits and assessments will be conducted to evaluate our safety protocols and identify areas for improvement.
  • Patient feedback will be actively sought and used to enhance our services and safety measures continually.

2. Adherence to Regulations:
  • We pledge to comply with all relevant local, state, and federal regulations pertaining to dental care and patient safety.
  • Our team will stay informed about updates to regulations and promptly implement any necessary changes to remain in compliance.


At Great Hampton Dental Practice, we believe that every patient deserves a safe and comfortable dental experience. This Patient Safety Charter reflects our commitment to maintaining the highest standards of care and ensuring the well-being of our patients. We will consistently strive for excellence and continually improve our practices to meet the evolving needs of our patients and the dental profession.