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When you need expert dento-legal support, we're here for you.
New membership benefit offering contract checking and advice service for associate agreements.
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Led and staffed by dentists with real life experience of the pressure you face.
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.
Insight into the challenges our members have faced and how we have assisted.
Get 2 hours of CPD. This course covers all aspects of effective complaints handling, so the whole practice team has the confidence to respond promptly and professionally. Free for members.
Associate contracts can vary hugely in their quality and content, so it's important for all parties to understand the principles involved.
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Complaints can be escalated to the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman if a local resolution is unsuccessful.
Professor Simon Wright believes we can only improve patient safety in dental practice if we first understand the role of human factors.
What you need to send the DDU if you've had a complaint made against you
The DDU has launched a comprehensive online course on complaints, available exclusively for members.