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make justice more accessible for victims of dental negligence

Submitted on Thursday 4th August 2011

Published on Wednesday 10th August 2011

Current status: Closed

Closed: Friday 10th August 2012

Signatures: 6

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Law ~ UK

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make justice more accessible for victims of dental negligence

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I want the law changed so there is no longer a 3 year limit on bringing a case to law. There should be a longer period of around 12 years because dental problems often take several years to develop.



The ombudsman service failed to investigate my complaint.This was even though I provided proof of negligence from the Dental Reference Officer, and from the clinical literature that the treatment I had (which was only a scale and polish) was not the correct treatment for periodontal disease. I lost many teeth, jaw bone, and had two mini-strokes as a result.


I want the Ombudsman Service to be made accountable and transparent. They currently only investigate approximately 1% of complaints.



Dentists are getting away with malpractice and it has got to be stopped.




The people of the UK are denied Justice.

How much longer will this go on ?


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