Dental organisations support World Antibiotic Awareness Week

15 November 2018
Three national dental organisations are supporting the World Health Organisation’s World Antibiotic Awareness Week by urging the dental profession to help keep antibiotics working.

FGDP(UK) supports campaign for Coca-Cola to stop handing out free high sugar drinks 

14 November 2018
The 2018 Coca-Cola Christmas tour has been scaled back in response to concerns raised by a coalition of organisations including FGDP(UK).    

HPV Action calls for catch-up vaccinations for boys

12 November 2018
HPV Action has called on the government to offer ‘catch-up’ HPV vaccinations for boys up to the age of 18.

Why Dermot McNulty thinks you could benefit from the Diploma in Implant Dentistry

24 October 2018
Dermot McNulty is the Course Lead for Cohort 19 who are just about to travel to Madrid, one of the international destinations for the FGDP(UK) Diploma in Implant Dentistry. Dermot has a reputation as one of the most experienced and respected Implant Dentists in the UK, hear what he has to say.  

Find out what Pete Sanders thinks are the standout features of the Diploma in Implant Dentistry

23 October 2018
Pete is the course Lead for Cohort 18, who have completed the taught and practical elements of the programme and are preparing for assessment.    

Diploma in Primary Care Oral Surgery Examiner Recruitment NOW OPEN

23 October 2018
The Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK) is inviting applications for Examiners for the Diploma in Primary Care Oral Surgery.   Job description and specification

Gavin McManus tells us what the Diploma in Implant Dentistry enables him to do

22 October 2018
After successfully completing the FGDP(UK) Diploma in Implant Dentistry Gavin joined the course team as a lecturer and shares how he thinks the Diploma in Implant Dentistry has allowed him to provide better patient care.

FGDP(UK) Vice-Dean made Queen's Honorary Dental Surgeon

18 October 2018
Group Captain Mark Richardson, Vice-Dean of the Faculty of General Dental Practice UK (FGDP(UK)), has been appointed Her Majesty The Queen's Honorary Dental Surgeon.  

1000 research questions down to 38 – what are your top 10?

17 October 2018
FGDP(UK) is asking members to help the profession identify priority areas for future research in oral and dental health.

740 dental professionals achieve FGDP(UK) exam passes and awards

15 October 2018
The Faculty of General Dental Practice UK (FGDP(UK)) offers its congratulations to over 740 dental professionals who have recently qualified to receive Faculty awards or passed its examinations.                                       

FGDP(UK) says CQC report should make the profession proud

12 October 2018
The Faculty of General Dental Practice UK (FGDP(UK)) has welcomed the Care Quality Commission (CQC)’s findings on its dental inspections, and says dentists and their teams are setting an example for many other healthcare professions in England to follow.

CDO's letter on adrenaline for anaphylaxis kits

10 October 2018
FGDP(UK) wishes to draw Members' attention to a letter to dentists from the Chief Dental Officer for England. In response to the disruption in the supply of EpiPen and EpiPen Junior adrenaline auto-injectors, practices are requested to re-stock with ampoules, needles and syringes when renewing the adrenaline in their anaphylaxis kits. The CDO’s letter reads: