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7 March 2019
Throughout December and January we ran a dento-legal quiz based on popular guidance and advice from our website.
19 November 2018
Dentists are reminded to renew their GDC registration by paying their annual retention fee (ARF) before midnight on 31 December 2018.
16 November 2018
A set of universal principles for complaints handling has been developed by 28 organisations, including the Dental Defence Union and the General Dental Council.
18 October 2018
John Makin, Head of the DDU, introduces a special guide explaining how the DDU will be on your side throughout your career.
11 October 2018
The Chief Dental Officer (CDO) for England, Sara Hurley, has written to dental professionals in England to remind them about the latest advice for EpiPens in dental practice.
25 May 2018
GDPR has now come into force, and the Information Governance Alliance (IGA) and the Information Commissioners Office (ICO) have published guidance - and will continue to do so - to clarify how it applies to healthcare organisations.
17 April 2018
NHS England has written to all NHS dental contract holders to make them aware of a new European Union Regulation 2017/852 regarding the use and disposal of mercury.
9 January 2018
All dental practices with X-ray machines must apply for registration by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE).
22 December 2017
The GDC expects dental professionals to provide patients with clear information about their arrangements for emergency care.
29 June 2017
Following recent events, the DDU has received a number of calls from members who have been asked to cooperate with the police by providing clinical records used to identify the deceased.