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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:

DENTAL NURSE REQUIRED

29 November 2013
Deadline 14th January 2014 £12 per hour (Mon-Fri), £18 per hour (Sat) Part time, permanent position The Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK) is currently recruiting for a qualified dental nurse to support its post graduate education courses.

FGDP(UK) Online Shop open for business

26 November 2013
The FGDP(UK) has launched two online shops. One for Members and one for Non Members. At present, these shops only stock our Standards publications, however in time the stock list will grow. Payment is via Paypal, meaning that you no longer have to fill in forms or call the Faculty.

FGDP(UK) urges responsible approach to antimicrobial prescribing

20 November 2013
Dental practitioners should only consider the use of antibiotics when the drainage of an acute dental infection cannot be achieved, says the Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK). The FGDP(UK) is keen to highlight the ineffectiveness of antimicrobials on oral abscesses and the need for practitioners to ensure that they act responsibly to help slow the global development of antibiotic resistance.

Course Tutors Required for the FGDP(UK) Certificate in Minor Oral Surgery

20 November 2013
The Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK) invites applications for Course Tutors for the third intake of its Certificate in Minor Oral Surgery commencing in March 2014. The aim of this programme is to provide education and training to enable general dental practitioners to deal effectively with minor oral surgery cases in their own practice.

FGDP(UK)'s new radiography guidelines launched "to great acclaim"

18 October 2013
The 3rd edition of Selection Criteria For Dental Radiography was launched at BDTA Dental Showcase on Thursday 17th October "to great acclaim".* To read press coverage click here To buy a copy click here *Dentistry Magazine

Go-ahead for plans to modernise FGDP(UK) governance

24 September 2013
The Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK) has received the backing of its members to move ahead with proposals to modernise the way the organisation is governed. At an Extraordinary General Meeting held on 20 September 2013, members voted unanimously in support of a series of changes which will strengthen the link between the Board and the essential work done at a local level across the UK...

Course Tutors required for Diploma in Implant Dentistry

18 September 2013
The Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK) invites applications for Course Tutors for the London intake of its successful Diploma in Implant Dentistry commencing in February 2014. This is a two-year programme and will be held in the main at the Royal College of Surgeons of England, London.