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.
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:
8 October 2018
The Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK) is inviting applications for Course Tutors for the next intake of its highly respected Diploma in Implant Dentistry.
28 September 2018
The Faculty has published the second edition of Standards in Dentistry, its flagship publication for general dental practitioners and their teams which acts as a guide to personal or practice-based quality assessment.
25 September 2018
The Chief Dental Officer for England is asking dental service providers and oral health promotion providers who work with socially excluded populations to let her know about their work.
21 September 2018
The Faculty of General Dental Practice UK (FGDP(UK)), is seeking to fill one of the two Early Careers Board Observer posts on the Faculty Board.
19 September 2018
Access to the FGDP(UK) website will be interrupted from 6.30 a.m. to 8.30 a.m. on Wednesday 19 September 2018 while the site undergoes maintenance.
14 September 2018
The Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK) has now re-commenced its Fellowship by Assessment award. Fellowship is awarded to members of the Faculty in recognition of the high standards they have achieved as a primary care dentist. This new role of Fellowship Facilitator combines the previous positions of Assessor and Advisor/Mentor that existed under the ‘old’ Fellowship Programmes Applicants...
23 August 2018
The Faculty of General Dental Practice UK (FGDP(UK)) has endorsed new advice for dentists on the prophylactic use of antibiotics against infective endocarditis (IE).
16 August 2018
FGDP(UK) is making its members aware of a new portal of resources to support dental teams in providing preventive oral health care for young children aged 0-2 years.
14 August 2018
This year's British Society for Advanced Dentistry Conference will take place at the Mondrian Hotel, London on 21st- 22nd September 2018 and will cover the highly topical theme of Augmentation - Bone, Biomaterials, or Blood?
8 August 2018
FGDP (UK) is working to attain independence as a new College of General Dentistry with the aim to pursue a Royal Charter.