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The dento-legal implications for dentists and students during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Over 98% of calls to the DDU dento-legal helpline are connected straight to a dento-legal adviser during normal working hours.
In 2019, the DDU successfully defended 65% of claims without making a compensation payment to patients.
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Since lockdown began, the profession has been faced with a torrent of new challenges and guidance and literally hundreds of DDU members have turned to our dento-legal helpline for help and support.
DDU dento-legal adviser Sue N’Jie explains why it’s important to have good complaint handling policies and procedures in place, especially during the current climate.
Emily Howden explores ways to recognise the impact the current circumstances may be having on our health and wellbeing.
The phased return to face-to-face care will mean a significant readjustment for many within the dental industry; for both employers and employees alike.
Dental Defence Union (DDU) dento-legal adviser David Lauder looks at the differences between laws, guidance and standards and why it’s important to follow them.