News

COVID-19: new guidance and support for the ‘delay’ phase

20 March 2020
After a week in which most general dental practices have been left in the dark, the Chief Dental Officers (CDOs) have now issued updated advice for the 'delay' phase of the coronavirus pandemic, which will bring a halt to much routine dentistry throughout the UK.

ICO names and shames non-payers

20 March 2020
The FGDP(UK) would like to remind dental practices of the need to pay Data Protection Fees, and that the Information Commissioner’s Office fines and names non-paying organisations.

If ever there was a time when we needed NHS leadership, it’s now

18 March 2020
Ian Mills, Dean of FGDP(UK), describes the difficulties facing general dental practices during the coronavirus pandemic.    

FGDP Dean calls for greater diversity

18 March 2020
The Dean of the Faculty of General Dental Practice (FGDP(UK)), Ian Mills, has called for the leaderships of dental organisations to better reflect the diversity of the profession.

Faculty celebrates GDPs’ achievements and contributions

13 March 2020
The Faculty of General Dental Practice UK (FGDP(UK)) has announced the winners of its 2020 Awards, made to general dental professionals, nominated by their dental peers and colleagues, in four categories:   Foundation Dentist Award

Mike Mulcahy awarded FGDP Medal

13 March 2020
Professor Mike Mulcahy has been awarded the Faculty Medal, which recognises the most exceptional contributions to the general dental profession through the Faculty of General Dental Practice (FGDP(UK), and is the highest honour bestowed by the organisation.

FGDP(UK) Fellowship Awards

12 March 2020
The Faculty has conferred Fellowships on ten individuals in recognition of their exceptional professional achievements. 

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.

FGDP supports oral health lessons for toddlers

28 February 2020
The Faculty of General Dental Practice (FGDP(UK)) has welcomed proposals to teach oral health to young children.

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).