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New head of legal services at the MDU

7 January 2016

The Medical Defence Union (MDU) has appointed a new head of legal services to oversee its team of solicitors.

Get on the patient's wavelength to avoid complaints - DDU advises

13 October 2015

Dental professionals should have an open and honest dialogue with patients about what can realistically be achieved by dental treatment to avoid mismatched expectations and resulting complaints, the Dental Defence Union (DDU) said today.

New advice on raising concerns will reassure dental professionals about speaking out

30 September 2015

New advice on raising concerns aims to help guide dental professionals on what steps to take if they think patients or colleagues might be at risk, the Dental Defence Union (DDU) said today.

All change at the top of the DDU

28 September 2015

Change is afoot at the Dental Defence Union (DDU), with both Rupert Hoppenbrouwers, head of the organisation, and his deputy, Bryan Harvey, set to step down at the end of this year.

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DDU welcomes proposals to cap legal fees on clinical negligence claims

30 June 2015

The Dental Defence Union has welcomed moves to make legal fees in clinical negligence cases more affordable and proportionate