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DBS: ID Documentation

The Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) and the Independent Safeguarding Authority (ISA) have merged into the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). CRB checks are now called DBS checks. The person going through a DBS check (the applicant) must give their employer original documents to prove their...

DBS: Recruitment of Ex-Offenders Policy Statement

As an organisation using the DBS (Criminal Records Bureau) Disclosure service to assess applicants' suitability for positions of trust, Wessex Local Medical Committees Limited complies fully with the DBS (CRB) Code of Practice and undertakes to treat all applicants for positions fairly. It...

DBS: Retention and Disposal of Disclosures & Disclosure Information Policy Statement / GDPR Requirement

Privacy Policy - Standard/Enhanced Checks (paper and e-Bulk applications) Declaration Please be advised that as part of the application process, both applicants and the third party evidence checker will be required to read and agree to the following: I confirm I have read the Standard/Enhanced...

DBS: Risk Assessing Staff for a DBS Check

Risk Assessment Tool This tool aims to help you risk assess staff for DBS checking. It is of course for your Practice to make the final decision, based on the arrangements you currently have in place, but we have provided some scenario based guidance to assist you. In this case, the risk to...

DBS: Wessex LMC and Client Agreement

Please read these Terms & Conditions carefully. . . Introduction The Criminal Records Bureau (from 1st December 2012 working with the Independent Safeguarding Authority as the Disclosure and Barring Service) recommends that each Umbrella Body develops a written agreement between themselves and...

DBS: Who needs a DBS check?

During Covid-19 Community Volunteers - The Government has produced a safety factsheet designed to address specific concerns that people involved in supporting their community may have at this time. Healthcare & Social Care Workers - In response to coronavirus (COVID-19), the Home Office and...

DBS: Are you Legally Entitled to ask for a DBS check?

Before an organisation can ask a person to make an application for a DBS (CRB) check, they must ensure that they are legally entitled to ask that person to reveal their conviction history. Most individuals in general practice are likely to be eligible by virtue of Section 13 of the...

DBS: Create & Submit an Application and FAQ's

DBS: Online Process - Frequently Asked Questions

How do I complete an online application? Please download our step by step guide explaining the process for both Practice Managers and applicants. The following video shows the stage by stage process for applicants applying online: http://youtu.be/PMoDQfyHaFk The following video shows the stage...

DBS: Standard or Enhanced Check?

Introduction All CQC registered Providers must comply with the essential standards of quality and safety, including those in Section 12 relating to effective recruitment and selection procedures. Section 12A(4) & (5[1]) relate specifically to DBS (CRB) checks, and this guidance is intended to...

DBS: Tracking and Certificate Reprints

Tracking an application sent to DBS Once Wessex LMCs has sent an application to DBS for processing, both the applicant and practice manager will receive an automated email advising of the tracking number. Employers and applicants can use the DBS tracking service to check the progress of an...

DBS: Transportable DBS Check (Update Service)

This is a guide to registering for a Transportable DBS Check Applicants/Individuals You can register online as soon as you have your application form reference number. This is the number (F0….. ) located at the top right hand side of your Application form. To subscribe using your...

Medical Photography - Taken in the GP Surgery

Increasingly, GPs are taking photographs of patients' skin lesions and rashes during the consultation, often using their mobile phones. This may be to monitor a lesion or condition; or discuss it with GP colleagues, particularly those carrying out the minor surgery for the practice; or share...

Partners - Retiring and New

Retiring Partners Checklist We are often asked who needs to be notified when a Partner retires from the Practice, so we put together some useful information below. The Adam Practice, has very kindly shared this comprehensive check list for retiring partners for you to download (which we have...

Performers List

The National Performers List website can be accessed at: http://www.performer.england.nhs.uk/. These website provides information about the National Performers Lists. There are three national lists for Medical, Dental and Ophthalmic performers. The lists provide an extra layer of reassurance...