Improving Dental Care and Oral Health – A Call to Action

15 May 2014
NHS England encourages everyone with an interest in how the future of NHS dental services to take part in a national debate by 16 May 2014.

DCP survey

22 April 2014
The FGDP(UK) has launched a survey for DCPs to investigate their training needs and expectations. We would invite all DCPs, whether they are members of the FGDP(UK) or not, to complete this survey and to give us their opinions. Survey closes on 1st September 2014 Click here to complete the survey.

New Route to Fellowship webinar

22 April 2014
The recording of Fellowship Lead Tutor Peter Thornley's webinar from 3 April is now available to view via the Fellowship page of the FGDP(UK) website or by clicking this link.

Faculty Board Elections

3 April 2014
The nominations deadline having passed, the following candidates for election to the Faculty Board have been duly elected unopposed: East Scotland   - Professor Ario Santini Mersey and North West - Mr Peter James Smyth North East and North West Thames - Mr Phillip John Cannell Northern Ireland - Mr Henry Pearse Stinson South and North Wales - Mr Michael Anthony Horton

Diploma in Dental Hygiene and Diploma in Dental Therapy results - spring 2014

24 March 2014
The results for the recent Diploma in Dental Hygiene and Diploma in Dental Therapy Examinations (spring 2014) are now available: DipDH Results DipDT Results

Editorial Vacancies

20 March 2014
The FGDP(UK) is seeking a new Clinical Editor for its flagship journal (the PDJ) and a new Editor for Standards in Dentistry. To find out more about these opportunities and how to apply please download the application pack.   Please note the deadline for applications is midday on 31 March 2014.

FGDP(UK) calls on NICE to retain HealOzone guidance

20 March 2014
RE: Review of NICE Technology Appraisal Guidance No.92; HealOzone for the treatment of tooth decay (occlusal pit and fissure caries and root caries) Proposal to withdraw the existing guidance 17/3/14 The Faculty of General Dental Practice(UK) would like to make the following statement in response to the above proposal:

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS - Faculty Board Elections

5 February 2014
The Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK) wrote to all Full Members at the end of last year to explain the new process for Faculty Board elections. Information about the Faculty Board and a copy of the FGDP(UK)'s Standing Orders are included below for information. All Full Members of the Faculty are invited to nominate themselves for the 13 regional seats on the Board. The election will take...

Upgrade yourself

15 January 2014
As of 1/1/14 the FGDP(UK) has broadened its eligibility criteria for Full membership. Previously in order to be a Full member you had to have one of the following: MJDF, MFGDP or MGDS MFDS A diploma level qualification from one of the four surgical Royal Colleges Now you can become a Full member if you have:

Recruitment - Course Lead, Diploma in Restorative Dentistry

10 January 2014
The FGDP(UK) is seeking suitable candidates for a Course Lead on the Diploma in Restorative Dentistry. Course Lead Job Spec.  Additional Information Please take note of the following dates of the courses for which the successful applicants will need to be available.

Diploma in Dental Hygiene and Diploma in Dental Therapy results - Winter 2013

13 December 2013
The results for the recent Diploma in Dental Hygiene and Diploma in Dental Therapy Examinations (Winter 2013) are now available:

Work for the FGDP(UK)

5 December 2013
The FGDP(UK) is seeking suitable candidates for a range of positions on our renowned courses. Diploma in Implant Dentistry Certificate in Minor Oral Surgery Additional Information To Apply   Diploma in Implant DentistryWe are seeking: