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Open Day - Certificate/Diploma in Primary Care Oral Surgery

19 April 2017
The Open Day will provide insights into what you can expect from this programme. You will have the opportunity to meet the course team and current course participants. For more information on the Open Day please refer to the Open Day Flyer.

Innovations in the future of dentistry

3 April 2017
The Faculty of Dental Surgery of the Royal College of Surgeons of England is celebrating its 70th Anniversary, and as part of these celebrations it is running a unique one day course looking at “Innovations and the Future of Dentistry”.

Diploma in Primary Care Oral Surgery - Tutor Applications

29 March 2017
Applications are now open! Please click the following link for more information

Exam Results - Diplomas in Dental Hygiene and Dental Therapy

24 March 2017
The results for the Dental Hygiene and Dental Therapy examinations are available below: Diploma in Dental Hygiene - March 2017 Diploma in Dental Therapy - March 2017

FGDP(UK) announces outline business plan

22 March 2017
The Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK) has published an outline of its plans for 2017-18. The plans include the development of a Virtual Learning Environment, improving the Faculty’s membership proposition and publishing new guidance on dementia-friendly dentistry, and were first shown to the FGDP(UK)’s members at their Annual General Meeting earlier this month.

Vacancy - Chair of the Fellowship Management Board

21 March 2017
The FGDP(UK) is seeking to appoint a Chair of the Fellowship Management Board. Full details of the role can be found here. To apply please send an up to date CV and personal statement demonstrating your suitability to the position to fgdp-education@rcseng.ac.uk

FGDP(UK) welcomes Sugar Tax announcement

17 March 2017
The Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK) has welcomed the government’s announcement of a tax on sugary drinks, but says this is only one of a number of measures that could be used to improve oral health, reduce childhood obesity and reduce the incidence of diabetes.

New Update Course for the Diploma in Implant Dentistry Participants

10 March 2017
New Update Course for the Diploma in Implant Dentistry Participants For more information please click here

The Impact of CPD on Dentistry

14 February 2017
In November 2011 the FGDP(UK) published "The Impact of Continuing Professional Development in Dentistry: A Literature Review", a report commissioned by the GDC. This report is now available on the FGDP(UK) website by clicking on the link above.

Give the HSE your views on the Sharps Regulations

1 February 2017
The Health and Safety Executive is conducting a review of the Health and Safety (Sharp Instruments in Healthcare) Regulations 2013. To ensure dentists’ views are heard, we encourage all our members to complete its short, anonymous survey by Wednesday 15th February

Statement on the future of the Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK)

30 January 2017
The Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK) (FGDP(UK)), the professional body representing general dental practice, and The Royal College of Surgeons (RCS) and its Faculty of Dental Surgery (FDS) announce today that FDGP(UK) is taking the first step towards becoming an independent organisation.

FGDP(UK) Board member honoured

13 December 2016
FGDP(UK) Board member Pankaj Patel has received a significant honour