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8 October 2019
The DDU has today introduced a new members-only e-learning course to help dental professionals effectively manage and respond to patient complaints.
19 September 2019
The Dental Defence Union has seen an increase in dental professionals wanting advice or support on how to deal with violent or aggressive patients.
6 August 2019
The DDU successfully supported a member to challenge the outcome of a complaint.
31 July 2019
GDC plans to ensure patients are better signposted to the right place to make complaints, were welcomed today by the Dental Defence Union (DDU).
29 July 2019
The Dental Defence Union (DDU) is advising dental practices to ensure their policies are updated to ensure patients can attend appointments with assistance dogs.
10 July 2019
The DDU welcomes the Department of Health's plans to reform the GDC's fitness to practise (FTP) procedures.
18 June 2019
A joint statement from healthcare regulators including the GDC, on the benefits of being a reflective practitioner, has been welcomed by the Dental Defence Union (DDU).
5 June 2019
Dental professionals concerned about contracts are being offered a free associate contract checking and advice service as part of their Dental Defence Union membership.
9 May 2019
Dental professionals are being given advice on how to ethically sell themselves in the latest issue of the DDU journal.
22 March 2019
The DDU hopes that a PHSO review of the use of clinical advice in complaints will lead to a more consistent and clear approach.