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6 December 2022
The Dental Defence Union (DDU) has launched a new series of dento-legal case studies to offer guidance and advice to members, as well as the chance to gain free verifiable continuing professional development (CPD) by passing the assessments.
28 November 2022
NHS figures show an increase in dental practice complaints.
31 October 2022
The Dental Defence Union (DDU) has today issued guidance on the potential risks and pitfalls of communicating with patients via direct messaging apps.
11 October 2022
The Dental Defence Union (DDU) today announced the appointment of Dr Simon Watkin and Mr Tom Norfolk as chairman and vice-chairman respectively to the DDU’s board of management.
4 October 2022
We publish our dento-legal agenda to outline key healthcare priorities for the government.
15 September 2022
Consider setting up a reminder ahead of the GDC annual retention fee due date.
9 August 2022
We urge the GDC to re-double efforts to improve its fitness to practise processes.
4 August 2022
Legal costs in some lower value dental negligence claims exceed compensation paid to patients.
25 July 2022
The Dental Defence Union (DDU) says it is disappointed and frustrated by the news that the government is to once again delay long-promised plans to reform healthcare regulators.
21 June 2022
The Dental Defence Union (DDU) has said the impact of the delays and disruption caused by the pandemic has resulted in new trends in dental complaints.