Pages On: Dental Negligence
Visiting the dentist is something people are generally apprehensive about. People pay out of pocket for expensive treatments, usually when in pain or distress. Dentists have a duty of care to patients to make sure they don’t come away from treatment worse than when they came in. If a dentist have acted negligently with you in their care, and caused you to suffer a loss, you may be entitled to claim medical negligence compensation.
Posted: 26 July 2014
Posted in: Dental Negligence, Medical Negligence
A Shrewsbury dentist has been struck off the register after failing to recognise numerous mouth problems, keep adequate records and prescribe medication appropriately. Robin Pope was employed at Monkmoor Dental Surgery in Shrewsbury between 2010 and 2012. During this time, it was found at a hearing by the General Dental Council that Mr Pope had provided insufficient treatment to a total of 11 patients. It was also found that he made 31 fraudulent claims for payment. The inquiry into Mr Pope’s failings found that patient examinations were sometimes entirely dismissed, and…Read More