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Vaping restrictions introduced in Australia
The Australian government has introduced a series of measures in an attempt to restrict the availability of vaping products. These…
‘The time for reform is now’ in Northern Ireland, says BDA
The British Dental Association (BDA) Northern Ireland has called for urgent reform and fair funding to secure the future of…
Government says it must do more to improve NHS dental access
The government has said it must do more to ensure that everyone in the UK can access an NHS dentist.…
GDC reform should be a cross-party commitment in 2024, says John Makin
John Makin, head of the Dental Defence Union (DDU), discusses what needs to be done to reform dentistry in 2024.…
Contract reform: a quiet revolution?
Nigel Jones wonders what the future holds for NHS dental contract reform – are we soon to see an NHS recovery…
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DDU voices concerns following delays to GDC reform
The Dental Defence Union (DDU) is both ‘disappointed’ and ‘frustrated’ after plans to reform healthcare regulators, including the GDC, are…
Reform of NHS dentistry ‘will take place before Parliament’s summer recess’, says minister
Only ‘modest’ and ‘marginal fixes’ will take place within the current NHS dental system despite promises from the government. This…
Dawn of a new age of indemnity
Kevin Culliney takes a look at the indemnity provisions reform and discusses what we can expect from this. Recently, Sajid…
The legal eagle – putting fit back into fitness to practise
John Makin, head of the DDU, explains why the GDC needs powers to reform its fitness to practise procedures. Nobody…
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