Frequently asked questions

I'm a DDU member who came to the UK from a European country. Will Brexit have any implications on my DDU membership – deal or no deal?

29 October 2019

Rest assured, that if you remain working in the UK, regardless of the Brexit outcome, your DDU membership will not be affected...

Am I indemnified if helping out at a sporting event?

You must always contact us beforehand to check this is ok. In most cases, providing you have the appropriate training and equipment…

Are subscriptions (fees) available on your website?

We offer a wide range of subscriptions which are tailored for each member depending on the type and amount of work you do...

Calculating subscriptions (fees)

Your subscription will vary depending on the amount and type of work you do. For the rate applicable to you...

Can I still ask for assistance if I leave the DDU, retire from practice or go on a break?

Professional indemnity is provided on an "occurrence basis". This means you can ask for our assistance as long as...

Does DDU professional indemnity still apply if I work over the 48 hours as advised by the European Working Time Directive?

As long as a member is appropriately trained and working within the law, you can request our assistance...

Do you provide indemnity for working overseas?

If you are planning to work overseas, please let our membership team know. If you are a paying member in...

Does DDU membership provide indemnity that meets the GDC requirements?

DDU membership provides access to indemnity that meets GDC and legal requirements. You must however...

How do I cancel my membership?

If you are taking a break or have retired from clinical practice, you may not need to cancel your membership...

How to calculate a session

Your subscription is based on the amount and type of work that you do. For some members subscriptions...