AGM agenda

20 April 2011
FGDP(UK) Annual General Meeting The AGM will be held at the Royal College of Surgeons of England on Friday 13 May To access the agenda please click here

Assessors Needed

19 April 2011
Vacancies for dental technician and clinical dental technician assessors The Key Skills in Primary Dental Care assessment for dental care professionals (DCPs) is a long-distance CPD programme developed by the FGDP(UK). DCPs have the opportunity to present a professional development portfolio in the skills essential to providing a high standard of patient care and have it assessed by a panel of...

Accredited training must be central to workforce development reforms

4 April 2011
The FGDP(UK) has set out its views on the Government proposals to develop the healthcare workforce.

Results for Diploma in Primary Care Orthodontics Examination - 18 March 2011

31 March 2011
To view the results of the recent Diploma in Primary Care Orthodontics examination please click here.

Diploma in Dental Hygiene and Diploma in Dental Therapy Results, Spring 2011

28 March 2011
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.

Vacancies - Course Tutors for Diploma in Restorative Dentistry

28 March 2011
The FGDP(UK) invites applications for Course Tutors for the Cohort 12 intake of the successful Diploma in Restorative Dentistry, commencing in May 2011. As a Tutor you will guide and support approximately six participants through Cohort 12, which will commence on 27th May.

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:

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