Indemnity: an informed choice

If you don't have all the information you need, it's hard to know where to turn. John Makin explains why you need to be able to make an informed choice about your indemnity.

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Associate contract checking and advice

Your new DDU membership benefit.

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Diagnosis of aggressive periodontitis

A DDU member faced a claim alleging a failure to diagnose and treat a patient’s periodontal disease.

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Dento-legal implications of facial cosmetic treatments

Advice on the legal and ethical implications of providing botulinum toxin, dermal fillers and similar treatments.

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Healthcare professionals have a legal duty to make reasonable adjustments to enable disabled users to access services.

Advisory calls

Assistance dogs in the practice

Our DDU dento-legal adviser gives some pointers on solving a doggy dilemma...

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Moving into Foundation Year 2

Joining the DDU has never been easier!

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Request for a non-clinically justified radiograph

The DDU advised a member on a whether to comply with a patient's request for a radiograph.

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Work experience students in the practice

Taking on a work experience student can be very rewarding, provided the appropriate steps are taken to protect patients, the student and the practice.

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