DipDH & DipDT RCSEng Finals Results, Summer 2012

25 June 2012
The results for the recent Diploma in Dental Hygiene and Diploma in Dental Therapy Examinations (Summer 2012) can be found here: DipDH Results DipDT Results

Course Tutors required for Implant Diploma (Leeds)

23 April 2012
Course Tutors Required for the FGDP(UK) Diploma in Implant Dentistry The Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK) invites applications for Course Tutors for the Leeds intake of its successful Diploma in Implant Dentistry commencing in September 2012. This is a two-year programme and will be held in the main at the Leeds Dental Institute, Leeds.

DCP Learning Needs Survey

20 April 2012
DCP Learning Needs Survey The FGDP(UK) recently undertook a survey of DCP learning needs. The aims were to receive feedback on our current programmes and to inform future FGDP(UK) initiatives. To read a summary of the results click here.

Results for Diploma in Restorative Dentistry Examination - May 2012

15 April 2012
To view the results of the recent Diploma in Restorative Dentistry Examination please click here

Mailing problems

10 April 2012
The FGDP(UK)'s April mailing to members has gone out. However, we understand that a significant number of members have not received their copies of Primary Dental Care, and/or Team in Practice and First-Hand.

Pendlebury Lecture online

2 April 2012
The 2012 Malcolm Pendlebury Memorial Lecture, given by Dean of the FGDP(UK) Russ Ladwa, is now available to listen to online on our Youtube channel.

Results for the Diploma in Dental Hygiene and Diploma in Dental Therapy, Spring 2012

2 April 2012
The results from the recent Diploma in Dental Hygiene and Diploma in Dental Therapy examinations can now be viewed. Dental Hygiene Dental Therapy

CDO Barry Cockroft addresses attendees at FGDP(UK) event

22 March 2012
The FGDP(UK) hosted a policy seminar this morning (22 March 2012) on the issue of Improving the “Oral Health of the Nation and Improving Services”. A small group of key stakeholders and opinion formers listened to a presentation from the Chief Dental Officer Barry Cockroft and the Deputy Chief Dental Officer Sue Gregory, before discussing the topic under Chatham House rules. A report will follow...

Notice to members

13 March 2012
Changes to how we manage your membership The FGDP(UK) has recently switched to a new membership database. This will increase the efficiency of our membership processes in many ways. It will also improve the reliability of our website.

Election of the next Dean

2 March 2012
In an election held on 2nd March 2012 Trevor Ferguson was elected to be the next Dean of the FGDP(UK). Taking office in June, Trevor will be the Faculty's eighth Dean. At the same meeting of the FGDP(UK)'s Board, Lawrence Mudford and Naresh Sharma were elected to serve as Vice Deans.

Royal College of Surgeons EGM

21 February 2012
Royal College of Surgeons Emergency General Meeting The Following statement has been issued by the Royal College of Surgeons

Career Pathway changes

14 February 2012
The FGDP(UK) is making some changes to its career pathway.   Fellowship at the end of the existing career pathway can be achieved via different and mutually exclusive routes: either the accumulation of credits from taught programmes or via evidence of significant experience; either a clinical or a nonclinical Fellowship.