National Faculty Board

The Faculty's governing body is the National Faculty Board, this consists of elected representatives from each of the 13 regions.

Board Members

The Faculty's Dean and Vice Deans are as follows:

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Dr Mick Horton

Vice Dean:
Mr Ian Mills

Vice Dean:
Dr Abhijit Pal

Contact the Dean or Vice Deans

Tel: 020 7869 6753

Write to:

The Dean/Vice Deans
c/o Judy Dodds
Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK)
The Royal College of Surgeons of England
35-43 Lincoln's Inn Fields


The members of the National Faculty Board are detailed below:

FGDP (UK) Faculty Board
Dr Mick Horton Dean
Mr Ian Mills
Vice-Dean & South West region
Mr Abihijit Pal
Vice-Dean & West Midlands region
Dr Reena Wadia
Central London region
Dr Johanna Bryant
Mersey & North West region
Dr Nik Pandya
North East & North West Thames region
Mr Simon Hill South & North Wales region
Mrs Shelagh Farrell South East & South West Thames region
Dr Yann Maidment
East Scotland
Mr Jonathan Farmer Trent & East Anglia region
Dr Mark Ricahrdson Wessex & Oxford region
Mrs Patricia Thomson
West & North Scotland region
Mr Pearse Stinson Northern Ireland region
Mr Onkar Dhanoya Yorkshire & Northern region
Dr Pankaj Patel Overseas representative
Observers of the Board
Miss Clare Marx President, Royal College of Surgeons of England
Mr Steve Cannon
Vice President, Royal College of Surgeon of England
Mr Nigel Hunt Dean, Faculty of Dental Surgery England
Mrs Judith Husband British Dental Association
Mrs Janet Goodwin FGDP(UK) Dental Care Professional Committee
Professor Nairn Wilson FGDP(UK) Primary Dental Journal
Ms Risha Patel Early Career representative
Ms Roshni Karia Early Career representative

Guidance for Board observers

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