News

FGDP(UK) at the Dentistry Show

23 February 2011
The FGDP(UK) will be exhibiting at the Dentistry Show at the Birmingham NEC on the 4th/5th March. We will be on stand J32, please come and say hello and check out some of our conference special offers. Book your ticket for the Dentistry Show while they are still free by following this link.

Touchstone Launched

3 February 2011
The FGDP(UK)'s new e-portfolio and learning system, Touchstone, was launched on 3rd February 2011. Touchstone is free for all FGDP(UK) members and course participants. Launching Touchstone, Lawrence Mudford said: “The FGDP(UK) is keen to develop more and better services for its members. We believe that our services should contribute towards our aim of improving standards of patient care.

Consensus dental conference voices need for cross-specialty standard setting board

26 January 2011
Consensus dental conference voices need for cross-specialty standard setting board A joint FGDP(UK) and FDS press release Click here for more information

MJDF Tutor sought for the West Midlands

19 January 2011
The FGDP(UK)'s West Midlands Division is seeking to recruit a Divisional MJDF tutor. More details can be obtained from Sue Morgan: suzannelmorgan@btconnect.com

Diploma in Implant Dentistry Results - December 2010

22 December 2010
The results for the Diploma in Impant Dentistry examination held on Friday 10 December 2010 can be found here.

DCP Committee Election Results

20 December 2010
The DCP Committee Elections took place on Monday 13th December 2010 Total of votes received: 99 The Committee members elected were (by category): Clinical Dental Technician - William Sharpling Dental Hygienist –William John Stanfield Dental Nurse – Janet Goodwin Dental Therapist – Geraldine McGlynn

Diploma in Dental Hygiene and Diploma in Dental Therapy Results Winter 2010

10 December 2010
The results from the recent Diploma in Dental Hygiene and Diploma in Dental Therapy examinations can now be viewed. Results of the Diploma in Dental Hygiene are here. Results of the Diploma in Dental Therapy are here.

Diploma in Primary Care Orthodontics - 14 & 15 October 2010

28 October 2010
To view the results of the recent Diploma in Primary Care Orthodontics examination please click here.

e-Den open for registration

26 October 2010
e-Den registration open to all members of the dentistry team e-Den, the national e-learning initiative encompassing dentistry’s foundation years, is now open for access to all members of the dentistry team, including associate dentists and dental care professionals such as dental nurses, dental hygienists, dental technicians and dental therapists.

RESEARCH DAY FOR DCPs

2 September 2010
RESEARCH DAY FOR DCPs. The Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK) will be hosting the second in a unique series of research events for DCPs on 27th November 2010.

MJDF Examiners Required

17 August 2010
MJDF EXAMINERS REQUIRED. FGDP(UK) seeks Joint Component Lead Examiner for MJDF Part 1. The Part 1 examination is the joint responsibility of two senior examiners (Joint Component Leads), one from the FGDP (UK), and one from the FDS. The FGDP (UK) position is currently vacant.

REQUIRED - Associate Course Director, Cert in Mentoring in Dentistry

17 August 2010
REQUIRED - ASSOCIATE COURSE DIRECTOR, CERTIFICATE IN MENTORING IN DENTISTRY. The Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK) invites applications for an Associate Course Director for the Certificate in Mentoring in Dentistry programme. The next dates of the programme are in September 2010 and Spring 2011.