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FGDP(UK) Vice-Dean made Queen's Honorary Dental Surgeon

18 October 2018
Group Captain Mark Richardson, Vice-Dean of the Faculty of General Dental Practice UK (FGDP(UK)), has been appointed Her Majesty The Queen's Honorary Dental Surgeon.  

1000 research questions down to 38 – what are your top 10?

17 October 2018
FGDP(UK) is asking members to help the profession identify priority areas for future research in oral and dental health.

740 dental professionals achieve FGDP(UK) exam passes and awards

15 October 2018
The Faculty of General Dental Practice UK (FGDP(UK)) offers its congratulations to over 740 dental professionals who have recently qualified to receive Faculty awards or passed its examinations.                                       

FGDP(UK) says CQC report should make the profession proud

12 October 2018
The Faculty of General Dental Practice UK (FGDP(UK)) has welcomed the Care Quality Commission (CQC)’s findings on its dental inspections, and says dentists and their teams are setting an example for many other healthcare professions in England to follow.

CDO's letter on adrenaline for anaphylaxis kits

10 October 2018
FGDP(UK) wishes to draw Members' attention to a letter to dentists from the Chief Dental Officer for England. In response to the disruption in the supply of EpiPen and EpiPen Junior adrenaline auto-injectors, practices are requested to re-stock with ampoules, needles and syringes when renewing the adrenaline in their anaphylaxis kits. The CDO’s letter reads:

Tutors required for FGDP(UK) Diploma in Implant Dentistry

8 October 2018
The Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK) is inviting applications for Course Tutors for the next intake of its highly respected Diploma in Implant Dentistry.

FGDP(UK) publishes revised Standards in Dentistry

28 September 2018
The Faculty has published the second edition of Standards in Dentistry, its flagship publication for general dental practitioners and their teams which acts as a guide to personal or practice-based quality assessment.

Do you provide dental care or oral health promotion to marginalised groups?

25 September 2018
The Chief Dental Officer for England is asking dental service providers and oral health promotion providers who work with socially excluded populations to let her know about their work.

Would you like to gain valuable Board-level experience with your professional body?

21 September 2018
The Faculty of General Dental Practice UK (FGDP(UK)), is seeking to fill one of the two Early Careers Board Observer posts on the Faculty Board.

Website Maintenance

19 September 2018
Access to the FGDP(UK) website will be interrupted from 6.30 a.m. to 8.30 a.m. on Wednesday 19 September 2018 while the site undergoes maintenance.

FFGDP(UK) Facilitator posts open for recruitment

14 September 2018
The Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK) has now re-commenced its Fellowship by Assessment award. Fellowship is awarded to members of the Faculty in recognition of the high standards they have achieved as a primary care dentist. This new role of Fellowship Facilitator combines the previous positions of Assessor and Advisor/Mentor that existed under the ‘old’ Fellowship Programmes Applicants...

FGDP(UK) endorses new advice on antibiotic prophylaxis

23 August 2018
The Faculty of General Dental Practice UK (FGDP(UK)) has endorsed new advice for dentists on the prophylactic use of antibiotics against infective endocarditis (IE).