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Reflecting on 2020

John Makin, head of the Dental Defence Union, reflects on how we can still learn important lessons from a difficult 2020.

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Conducting virtual meetings during the pandemic

Alison Large, dento-legal adviser at the DDU, discusses what to do if you are asked to attend a virtual meeting during the pandemic.

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COVID-19 Q&A

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.

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DDU indemnity during the COVID-19 NHS vaccination programme

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.

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Ethics in practice – COVID-19 update

Deputy head of the DDU, Leo Briggs, talks about the dento-legal implications of working during a pandemic.

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Coronavirus: dento-legal update

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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Managing patient expectations

Patients and dentists may sometimes have different expectations as to the outcome of treatment.

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Employment law and dental practice

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

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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