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Final days to apply for the Diploma in Restorative Dentistry 2017

16 August 2017
  If you would like further information or details on how to apply please visit https://www.fgdp.org.uk/diploma-restorative-dentistry or call 0207 869 6766.

FGDP(UK) Fellowship awards

10 August 2017
We are now seeking nominations for FGDP(UK) Fellowship awards which will be presented to recipients at the Diplomates Ceremony on Saturday 24 February 2018.

FGDP(UK) response to draft IRMER update

9 August 2017
FGDP(UK) has responded to a draft update of the Ionising Radiation (Medical Exposure) Regulations (IRMER), which together with the Ionising Radiation Regulations (IRR), govern the use of x-ray equipment in dental practices.

Early careers board observer vacancies

4 August 2017
Have you passed the MJDF in the last 3 years? Do you want to help influence the future of early career GDPs? Are you interested in making a positive contribution to the FGDP(UK) and its members? Would you like to gain valuable experience on the Board of a national charity? Then why not provide your views on early careers as an observer on the FGDP(UK) Board

Join the Parents' Jury on children's food

4 August 2017
FGDP(UK) is encouraging dentists and their patients to apply to join a new initiative for parents to have a stronger voice on issues affecting the dietary health of children.

APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN FOR THE DIPLOMA IN PRIMARY CARE ORAL SURGERY

3 August 2017
APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN FOR: - Joining the two-year Diploma starting in February 2018 - Joining Year 2 of current cohort (CMOS holders only)  Please find Application form here

Diploma in Implant Dentistry Applications NOW OPEN

3 August 2017
Please find the application here and brochure here

FGDP(UK) comment on 'The antibiotic course has had its day

28 July 2017
The Faculty of General Dental Practice (FGDP(UK)) has responded to 'The antibiotic course has had its day', the widely-publicised article in the latest edition of the British Medical Journal, which challenges the advice given to patients to complete courses of antibiotics even once an infection has been resolved.

New-look Board announced as FGDP(UK) prepares for independence

13 July 2017
FGDP(UK) has announced new Board members following elections earlier this year, and an inaugural meeting on Friday 30th June 2017.

Diploma in Implant Dentistry December Examination

12 July 2017
The next Diploma in Implant Dentistry examination is on Friday 8th December 2017 at The Royal College of General Practitioners The closing date for case submissions is 10th November 2017 Details can be found here:

FGDP(UK) endorses new SDCEP guidance on conscious sedation

12 July 2017
The Faculty has endorsed the new 3rd edition of the Scottish Dental Clinical Effectiveness Programme (SDCEP)’s guidance on Conscious Sedation in Dentistry.

NICE seeks GDPs to help it develop guidelines

7 July 2017
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) is recruiting NHS General Dental Practitioners to join a new panel of Expert Advisors for its Centre for Guidelines. Panel members would be expected to commit for three years, and would be asked to give advice, participate in committees and perform peer review.