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Coronavirus: advice for primary dental care

28 February 2020
The Faculty of General Dental Practice (FGDP(UK)) is encouraging dental practices to take note of advice for primary dental care on coronavirus. NB This is updated advice which supersedes the interim advice for primary care published earlier this month.

Elections for the National Faculty Board

27 February 2020
Nomination for elections will soon be held for five regional seats on the National Faculty Board. The Board sets the strategy for the FGDP(UK) and oversees its implementation, and elected candidates will serve a three-year term...

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

25 February 2020
The Faculty of General Dental Practice UK (FGDP(UK)) offers its congratulations to over 500 dental professionals who have recently passed its exams and assessments.

FGDP(UK) Fellow takes up ADI Presidency

25 February 2020
Faculty Fellow Eimear O’Connell has taken up post as President of the Association of Dental Implantology (ADI).

Wrong-site block no longer a Never Event

24 February 2020
Wrong site intra-oral block has been removed from NHS England’s list of Never Events.  

Coronavirus: interim advice for primary care

12 February 2020
***PLEASE NOTE THE INFORMATION IN THIS ARTICLE HAS NOW BEEN SUPERSEDED*** The latest nation-by-nation advice is summarised here.

Dental practices required to adopt SNOMED

12 February 2020
NHS-contracted dental practices in England must adopt SNOMED CT from 1 April 2020. SNOMED CT is an international information standard for clinical terminology, providing a common language for health terms, and the Department of Health and Social Care has mandated that all NHS services in England use it.

Dentists offered 24/7 emotional support

23 January 2020
Amid rising reports of poor mental health among dental professions, and uncertainty about where to seek help, the Faculty of General Dental Practice (FGDP(UK)) has welcomed the recent launch of Confidental and the NHS Practitioner Health Programme...

Faculty member receives MBE

16 January 2020
Congratulations to Faculty member Dr Jason Wong, who received an MBE in the 2020 New Year Honours List for services to NHS dentistry and oral health...

FGDP urges botox ad compliance

10 January 2020
The Faculty of General Dental Practice (FGDP(UK)) is encouraging dentists and dental practices offering botulinum toxin injections to ensure their marketing is legally compliant.

PDJ author wins BDEWF Young Communicator Award

7 January 2020
Jason Adams-Collman has been awarded the prestigious British Dental Editors’ and Writers’ Forum Young Communicator Award 2019 for an article published in FGDP(UK)’s Primary Dental Journal.    

Diploma in Primary Care Oral Surgery, Cohort 2 - OSCE Pass List

21 December 2019
  RESULT LIST FOR THE DIPLOMA IN PRIMARY CARE ORAL SURGERY  OSCE - 7th December 2019  FGDP(UK) - RCSEng