News

Website Maintenance

7 May 2019
Access to the FGDP(UK) website may be interrupted from Wednesday 15 May 2019 - Tuesday 21 May 2019 while the site undergoes maintenance.

New Postgraduate Certificate in Restorative and Aesthetic Dentistry

7 May 2019
The Faculty of General Dental Practice has launched a new Postgraduate Certificate in Restorative and Aesthetic Dentistry.  

Lead Tutor vacancy for the Diploma in Primary Care Oral Surgery

29 April 2019
The FGDP(UK) is currently looking to appoint for the following role:   Lead Tutor for the FGDP(UK) Diploma in Primary Care Oral Surgery   The Lead tutor will join the FGDP(UK) management team in this exciting role. This post holder will provide educational support and guidance to the tutors, participants and be responsible to the Course Leads and FGDP(UK) education team.

FGDP(UK) calls for cautious approach to altering specialist lists

26 April 2019
The Faculty of General Dental Practice (FGDP(UK)) has called for a cautious approach to altering dental specialty lists in future.  

It’s who you know

25 April 2019
FGDP(UK) Dean, Dr Ian Mills, reflects on the value of networking and peer support as a member of the modern general dental profession.

FGDP(UK) supports ban on price promotions

16 April 2019
The Faculty of General Dental Practice (FGDP(UK)) is supporting proposals to outlaw price promotions on food and drink products high in fat, salt or sugar, and to ban their sales in specified locations.  

Faculty Board election 2019

10 April 2019
The Faculty of General Dental Practice UK (FGDP(UK)) is giving notice that Thursday 4 April 2019 was the last day on which the names of candidates for election to the Board of the Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK) could be received. The following nominations have been forwarded to the Registrar by Electoral Reform Services seeking to fill the nine vacancies on the Faculty Board.

2019 Annual General Meeting

9 April 2019
The Faculty of General Dental Practice UK (FGDP(UK)) is giving notice that the Annual General Meeting of the Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK) will be held at the Aston University, Aston Triangle Birmingham, B4 7ET at 4.30pm on Friday 7 June 2019. 

The essential role of the team in dentistry

28 March 2019
FGDP(UK) Dean, Ian Mills, discusses the importance of the full dental team in providing good patient care, and why membership of the whole dental team will be a founding principle of the College of General Dentistry:

FGDP rejects CQC fee rise

28 March 2019
The Faculty of General Dental Practice (FGDP(UK)) has rejected the Care Quality Commission’s 13% fee increase for dentists, which will apply from 1 April 2019.

Shelagh Farrell awarded inaugural Faculty Medal

25 March 2019
Shelagh Farrell has become the first ever recipient of the Faculty Medal, a newly instituted award of the Faculty of General Dental Practice (FGDP(UK)).  

Results - Diplomas in Dental Hygiene and Dental Therapy – March 2019

22 March 2019
The Faculty has announced the results of the March 2019 examinations for the FGDP(UK)-awarded Diploma in Dental Hygiene and Diploma in Dental Therapy, with seven candidates having passed the hygiene examination, and six the therapy examination.