Latest updates and advice

The importance of good communication with patients and how it can help prevent a complaint.

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Free associate contract checking service for members

20 November 2020

Since the launch of our associate contract checking service, hundreds of members have contacted the DDU’s advice line for support.

Coronavirus: dento-legal update

5 November 2020

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.

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Employment law and dental practice

23 October 2020

Employment law specialist Peninsula updates DDU members on changing rules and restrictions and encourages practices to remain up to date.

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Associate contracts - why it's important to take time before you sign

23 October 2020

When we launched our associate contract checking service in June 2019, our aim was to help members avoid being mired in professional disputes, which have the potential to disrupt the practice and affect patient care.

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Save on membership with GROUPCARE

19 October 2020

In what has been a challenging time for dentistry we're pleased to have launched GROUPCARE, a new addition to our range of membership benefits.

NHS complaints procedures and the coronavirus: update

25 September 2020

Although dental providers are continuing to adapt the way they provide services, it's likely there won't be a return to ‘normal’ ways of working for a considerable time.

Returning to practice during the coronavirus pandemic

27 August 2020

How do practices look at returning to work and resuming face-to-face patient contact as a result of recent CDO guidance?

Responding to members concerns during the pandemic

30 July 2020

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.

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Incapacity and the law in Scotland

24 July 2020

Guidance on treating adults who have or may have impaired capacity in Scotland.