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When you need expert dento-legal support, we're here for you.
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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 2018, the DDU successfully defended 69% of claims without making a compensation payment to patients.
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A DDU member faced a claim alleging a failure to diagnose and treat a patient’s periodontal disease.
Pausing to reflect when something goes wrong can lessen the risk of history repeating itself. We explain how to respond to an adverse incident, ensuring patients are supported and lessons are learned.
A GDC fitness to practise investigation can be a daunting experience, but understanding the process - and how we can help - can mean you're better prepared if you're ever under the spotlight.
With so much at stake for everyone involved, it's important for dental professionals to understand their individual responsibilities in the wake of an adverse incident.
A properly composed written response is a crucial part of the overall complaints procedure.