News

Back to the future

25 June 2020
FGDP(UK) Dean Ian Mills reflects on the his experience of returning to work in his mixed NHS/private general dental practice.

Joint statement on the provision of a dental prophylaxis under COVID-19 alert levels 3 and 4

23 June 2020
The British Society of Periodontology and Implant Dentistry (BSP), Faculty of General Dental Practice UK (FGDP) and College of General Dentistry (CGDent), working with the Office of the Chief Dental Officer for England, have issued a joint statement to clarify and contextualise the differences in guidance issued relating to the provision of a dental prophylaxis under Level 4/3 COVID-19 alert...

Faculty member appointed Deputy CDO for England

19 June 2020
Congratulations to Faculty member Dr Jason Wong MBE, who has been appointed Deputy Chief Dental Officer for England.

FGDP(UK) & CGDent publish COVID-19 guidance synopsis

17 June 2020
The FGDP(UK) and College of General Dentistry have published a synopsis of their guidance on the implications of COVID-19 for the safe management of general dental practice.

New Vice Deans at FGDP

17 June 2020
Susan Nelson MFGDP(UK) and Onkar Dhanoya FFGDP(UK) have been inaugurated as the new Vice Deans of the Faculty of General Dental Practice (FGDP(UK)).

WHO survey on the impact of COVID-19 on GDPs

15 June 2020
FGDP(UK) is encouraging dentists to participate in an online survey assessing the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on UK primary care dentists.  

Join a focus group on COVID-19 and dental practice

8 June 2020
El Bosque University (Colombia) & King´s College London (UK) are pleased to invite you to a Focus group related to COVID-19 and the dental practice

FGDP(UK) & CGDent launch UK guidelines for safe return to general dental practice during COVID-19

1 June 2020
The FGDP(UK) and College of General Dentistry have today launched the guideline ‘Implications of COVID-19 for the safe management of general dental practice – a practical guide’.

FGDP(UK) and FDS RCS England issue a joint statement on the resumption of dental services in England

29 May 2020
The Faculty of Dental Surgeons and Faculty of General Dental Practice comment on the CDO announcement that dental services in England will resume on 8 June  

COVID-19: updated guidance and resources as lockdown eases

21 May 2020
Updated guidance and resources including a new Return to Practice section and an expanded list of AGPs and non-AGPs.

Helpline service available to FGDP(UK) members

19 May 2020
FGDP(UK) members in the UK and Ireland can now access a helpline providing mental health and wellbeing support.

Survey on dental COVID-19 response

19 May 2020
The Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK) is encouraging dental professionals to complete a survey on the dental healthcare system’s response so far to the coronavirus outbreak in England.