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Majority of dental professionals believe that their stress and anxiety levels have increased

30 June 2020

68 per cent of dental professionals surveyed feel that their stress and anxiety levels have increased since the pandemic according to new research published by the Dental Defence Union (DDU).

Survey reveals public support for NHS to be shielded from COVID-19 litigation

23 June 2020

The NHS could be overwhelmed by an avalanche of negligence claims over the next few years.

DDU appoints new head of claims handling to continue success in defending cases

15 June 2020

The Medical Defence Union (MDU), the parent company of the Dental Defence Union (DDU), has appointed David Pranklin as its new head of claims handling.

DDU makes enhanced online learning resources free to all

11 May 2020

The Dental Defence Union (DDU) has made its online learning modules free to all dental professionals to provide enhanced support during the COVID-19 pandemic.

DDU calls for immunity for dental professionals from Covid-19 legal claims

27 April 2020

The Dental Defence Union (DDU), is calling for dental professionals to be spared the stress and anxiety of clinical negligence claims relating to the Covid-19 pandemic.

From the start the DDU reduced subscriptions for members affected by COVID-19

2 April 2020

From the start, the Dental Defence Union (DDU) has supported members whose work has reduced or stopped because of the COVID-19 outbreak with adjusted subscriptions, tailored to their individual needs.

DDU issues dento-legal advice on Covid-19

20 March 2020

The Dental Defence Union today issued advice to dental professionals dealing with the unprecedented situation around the coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak.

Top five reasons for dental complaints revealed by DDU

16 March 2020

The Dental Defence Union (DDU) has revealed the top five areas of practice which lead to the most complaints about dental treatment.

Review adverts for botulinum toxin to ensure compliance, advises DDU

14 January 2020

The Dental Defence Union (DDU) is advising dental professionals to review their marketing and advertising materials to ensure they are ethically and legally compliant.

Dental professionals advised by DDU on risks of swallowed items

9 December 2019

Dental professionals are being reminded about the risks of patients swallowing or inhaling items.