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13 April 2021
The coronavirus pandemic has led to a significant number of dentists contacting the Dental Defence Union's (DDU) free employment law advice line for support and advice on issues including staff grievances, personal conduct and sick leave.
26 March 2021
We welcome the publication of long-awaited government proposals to streamline the way healthcare professionals are regulated.
18 March 2021
As the one year anniversary of the UK’s first lockdown approaches, the Dental Defence Union (DDU) has analysed the top five reasons for patients to raise complaints about pandemic dental practice.
25 February 2021
More than half of dental professionals (52%) surveyed stated that it was more difficult to obtain consent during a remote consultation compared to a face-to-face consultation according to new research published by the Dental Defence Union (DDU).
8 February 2021
The Dental Defence Union (DDU) has today issued advice stating that dental professionals should offer recall appointments on a case-by-case basis.
6 January 2021
The majority (95%) of dental professionals surveyed stated that patients have been understanding of the changes made during the pandemic, according to new research published by the Dental Defence Union (DDU).
21 December 2020
The Dental Defence Union (DDU) has welcomed a new system for dealing with low level concerns about dental professionals in Scotland.
10 December 2020
Dental professionals are providing high quality care in difficult circumstances
9 September 2020
The Dental Defence Union (DDU) is advising dentists to be aware of the signs of oral cancer in an article featured in the latest edition of the DDU journal which is published today.
13 August 2020
The Dental Defence Union (DDU) has revealed the most common areas of concern that members face when negotiating a new contract.