Staff treating patients have the right to work free from any threat or fear of abuse, violence or forms of aggression.
Unacceptable behaviour which will not be tolerated within the dental practice includes:
Actual or threatened physical violence on staff or other patients.
Psychological abuse of staff
Verbal abuse which includes shouting or swearing
Racial abuse Sexual harassment or abuse
Threats against practice personnel which occur in the workplace
Theft or damage of practice property
Taking drugs or alcohol on the premises
If any patient is abusive or violent towards any member of staff or any other persons on the practice premises, the practice retains the right to have the patient removed from their list. In extreme cases the police may also be contacted.
All incidents must be reported to Mishal Trivedi and recorded within the Significant Events Log. Any injuries will be recorded in the accident book.
Approved By: Harriet Trivedi, Mishal Trivedi