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Diploma top-up now available for Certificate in Minor Oral Surgery Holders

4 May 2016
FGDP(UK) are pleased to announce this one-time only opportunity for current Certificate in Minor Oral Surgery holders to convert their certificate into a diploma before the Diploma in Primary Care Oral Surgery opens next year. Application

Dentists asked to make hand hygiene go viral

26 April 2016
The Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK) and Association of Clinical Oral Microbiologists (ACOM) are asking oral health professionals to take to their social media accounts to promote good hand hygiene.

Essential Dentistry in a Day

19 April 2016
FGDP(UK) launches Essential Dentistry in a Day – Clinical Update Days

Diploma in Restorative Dentistry Open Days

11 April 2016
The open days for the upcoming cohorts of Diploma in Restorative Dentistry will be taking place on the 18th June 2016 in London and 1st July 2016 in Manchester

Diploma in Restorative Dentistry applications now OPEN!

8 April 2016
Applications for The Diploma in Restorative Dentistry are now OPEN Take part in our 2 year diploma at either of our locations, Manchester or London Apply now and take advantage of our earlybird discount by downloading our Application Pack

Synopsis of the 2016 Malcolm Pendlebury Memorial Lecture

4 March 2016
The following is a synopsis of the Malcolm Pendlebury Memorial Lecture, delivered by the Chief Dental Officer for England, Sara Hurley, to the Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK) on 26 February 2016. It is not a verbatim transcript, but aims to cover the main points of the lecture, notably the key themes of the emerging oral health and dental care strategy, as proposed and described by the...

Chief Dental Officer outlines oral health strategy themes to FGDP(UK)

4 March 2016
The Chief Dental Officer for England, Sara Hurley, has outlined the key themes of her proposed integrated strategy for oral health and dental care.

Diploma in Restorative Dentistry Cohorts 21 & 22 Open

4 March 2016
Applications for the Diploma in Restorative Dentistry are now Open To find out more and download an application pack please go to the Course Page Applications close 1st August 2016, Apply early to avoid disappointment.

Vacancy Alert: Chair of Examination Board for the Diploma in Clinical Dental Technology.

17 February 2016
The faculty is now recruiting for a Chair of Examination Board for the Diploma in Clinical Dental Technology. Please click here for information on roles and responsibilities and person specification. Closing date for applications is Monday 14th March 2016.

FGDP(UK) says Action on Sugar research underlines the need for a tax on sugary drinks

17 February 2016
The Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK) says that the ‘shocking’ amount of sugar in some hot drinks is further evidence of the need for bold action to make it easier for people to make healthy dietary choices.

Call for Nominations - Faculty Board Election 2016

22 January 2016
The Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK) will hold elections for 8 constituencies. We are inviting all Full Members of the Faculty who are registered in one of the Divisions within the Regions listed and who are eligible, to nominate themselves for election to these seats on the Faculty Board, on complying with the Regulations.

FGDP(UK) says tax sugary drinks to protect children’s teeth

22 January 2016
The Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK) is backing calls for sugary drinks to be taxed.