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GDC investigations being resolved earlier with DDU support

11 August 2017

More dental professionals are turning to the Dental Defence Union (DDU) for support with patient complaints and GDC investigations but there has been an increase in GDC cases being resolved at an early stage, it was revealed today.

Proposals to cap legal costs do not go far enough – DDU

1 August 2017

Recommendations to establish a working party to examine fixing costs for clinical negligence claims valued at up to £25,000 do not go far enough to reduce the burden of litigation on the NHS, the Dental Defence Union (DDU) said today.

Clinical photos can pose risks to dentists and patients

3 July 2017

Technological advancements are not without risk, and this is particularly the case when using mobile devices to take clinical photographs, the Dental Defence Union (DDU) explained today.