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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.  

RECRUITMENT - Module Leader, MSc in Primary Dental Care

3 February 2012
The MSc in Primary Dental Care is a three year masters course run by the FGDP and University of Kent. Students are required to complete three Level M (Master's level) modules for the Certificate, and select four Level M modules for year 2 (a module in research skills is compulsory if undertaking the MSc). Applicants for the course will hold a minimum of a degree in a dental profession.

Results for the Diploma in Dental Hygiene and Diploma in Dental Therapy, Winter 2011

19 December 2011
The results from the recent Diploma in Dental Hygiene and Diploma in Dental Therapy examinations can now be viewed.

Primary Care Orthodontic examiners required

12 December 2011
Primary Care Orthodontic examiners required. For a job description, person specification and application form please phone the examinations office on 020 7869 6762 or email fgdp@rcseng.ac.uk. Alternatively please dowload the application form from here.

Course Director Required - Diploma in Primary Care Orthodontics

12 December 2011
The Diploma in Primary Care Orthodontics is a three year part-time course run by the British Orthodontic Society (BOS) and FGDP(UK) for primary care dentists with an interest in orthodontics but who have had no formal training in orthodontics.

Results for Diploma in Restorative Dentistry Case Discussion Examination – 1 December 2011

8 December 2011
To view the results of the recent Diploma in Restorative Dentistry Case Discussion Examination please click here