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The dento-legal implications for dentists and students during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Loose ends in policy changes do dental professionals no favours in understanding their responsibilities, says DDU head John Makin.
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In the summer '23 DDU journal: fighting fatigue and coping with stress
The DDU's Leo Briggs explains the importance of being aware of and challenging our implicit biases, and why every dental professional could benefit from unconscious bias training.
With more than eight in ten dental professionals saying that workplace pressures have increased in recent years, we look at some of the techniques you can use to cope and manage.
Vicky Kitney, from the DDU's HR partners Peninsula, outlines the basic need-to-knows of having a practice policy to support staff affected by menopause.
Complaints can come directly from the patient, but sometimes a relative or other third party will contact the surgery first.