What is safeguarding?

Priya Sharma explains the dental professional's duty of care to vulnerable children and adults at risk of abuse or neglect.

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    • Priya Sharma

    Priya Sharma BA (Dist.), BSc (Pharm.), RDN, FRSA, FRSPH is a dental nurse and dental practice manager in London and a GDC fitness to practise panellist. Priya graduated as a pharmacist and sociologist in Canada. Her work experience includes pharmacy, medical information, pharmacovigilance, teaching at university, presenting at national conferences and medical writing.


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