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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.
4 March 2019
The Dental Defence Union (DDU) has revealed the five areas of dental treatment that lead to the most claims for compensation, with extractions being the commonest cause of claims.
28 February 2019
The Department of Health and Social Care’s proposal to mandate insurance as the only way of indemnifying healthcare professionals for clinical negligence claims is misconceived, says the Dental Defence Union (DDU).
17 December 2018
Dental professionals are being advised by the Dental Defence Union (DDU) to use plain English when communicating with patients and colleagues.
15 November 2018
The Dental Defence Union (DDU) is happy to be one of 28 organisations which jointly developed the principles of complaints handling, announced by the GDC today.