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Find a wealth of expert guidance and practical advice to help you practise with confidence. Everything from safeguarding to consent, writing reports to investigations.
Alison Large, dento-legal adviser at the DDU, discusses what to do if you are asked to attend a virtual meeting during the pandemic.
John Makin, head of the Dental Defence Union, reflects on how we can still learn important lessons from a difficult 2020.
Deputy head of the DDU Leo Briggs and dento-legal advisers Alison Large and Sarah Ide respond to questions raised in our COVID-19 webinar.
Asking patients if they drink or smoke often forms an important part of a consultation and treatment plan but may feel intrusive.
Using autonotes to record information in a patient's records can lead to an inaccurate account of the appointment.
Over the course of the year, there has been an abundance of new challenges and guidance for the profession to deal with, putting a strain on many dental professionals and practices.
The importance of good communication with patients and how it can help prevent a complaint.
The implementation of the COVID-19 NHS vaccination programme is extremely topical at the moment with media reports stating that the vaccination could be rolled out as soon as early December.
Deputy head of the DDU, Leo Briggs, talks about the dento-legal implications of working during a pandemic.
The position regarding COVID-19 is changing very rapidly. DDU advice is to stay up to date with guidance from relevant government departments and agencies.