News

FGDP(UK) welcomes new oral health requirement for schools

19 July 2019
FGDP(UK) has welcomed the inclusion of oral health in new statutory guidance on health education for schools in England.

HPV vaccination of boys imminent, but a million will miss out

9 July 2019
The Faculty of General Dental Practice has reacted with dismay to the government’s decision to deny immunisation against human papillomavirus (HPV) to over a million schoolboys.  

The significance of oral health for vulnerable groups

27 June 2019
FGDP(UK) Dean, Ian Mills, reflects on oral health care amongst the most vulnerable groups in society.

FGDP(UK) welcomes report on oral health in care homes

25 June 2019
The Faculty of General Dental Practice (FGDP(UK)) has welcomed a new report by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) which highlights the poor provision of oral health care in residential care homes.

New Board members at FGDP

25 June 2019
The Faculty of General Dental Practice (FGDP(UK)) has announced three new Board members, who have each been elected for three-year terms of office.  

Results - Diplomas in Dental Hygiene and Dental Therapy - June 2019

24 June 2019
The Faculty has announced the results of the June 2019 examinations for the FGDP(UK)-awarded Diploma in Dental Hygiene and Diploma in Dental Therapy, with twenty-three candidates having passed the dental therapy examination, and thirty-four the dental hygiene examination.

New Vice Deans at FGDP

24 June 2019
Abhi Pal and Roshni Karia have been inaugurated as the new Vice Deans of the Faculty of General Dental Practice (FGDP(UK)).  

Congratulations to our latest diplomates

20 June 2019
The Faculty of General Dental Practice UK (FGDP(UK)) offers its congratulations to 26 dental professionals who have recently passed its exams and assessments.    

National honours for FGDP(UK) Members

13 June 2019
The Faculty of General Dental Practice (FGDP(UK)) congratulates two of its members who received national recognition in the Queen’s Birthday Honours. Dr Peter Frost and Fiona Ellwood have both been awarded the British Empire Medal (BEM).  

Advancing Dental Care Review - leadership development survey

12 June 2019
FGDP(UK) is encouraging its members to participate in research on the attitudes of dental professionals towards leadership training and development.

FGDP Job Vacancy for the Diploma in Primary Care Oral Surgery

11 June 2019
The FGDP(UK) is currently looking to appoint Tutors for the Postgraduate Diploma in Primary Care Oral Surgery.

Faculty Board Election Results 2019

6 June 2019
Following the National Faculty Board election, that closed on 30 May 2019, the Faculty of General Dental Practice UK (FGDP(UK)) is pleased to announce the following candidates have been successfully elected onto the National Faculty Board:  Central London                                         Reena Wadia East Scotland                                            Yann Maidment