Press Releases

FGDP(UK) members in the fight against mouth cancer

7 February 2013
Archive Story 18 November 2011 November is Mouth Cancer Action Month in the UK and the Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK) [FGDP(UK)] is supporting this initiative by promoting the role played by the whole dental team in preventing and diagnosing mouth cancer. Click here for more info

FGDP(UK) Dental Access Symposium

8 July 2011
The FGDP(UK) hosted a symposium on Dental Access, which brought together worldwide key figures in dentistry To read the press release, click here

Special Service Award to Distinguished Civil Servant

6 April 2011
Jerry Read, Head of Oral Health and Dental Education at the Department of Health (DH), was honoured by the Faculty of Dental Surgery and the Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK) at their joint Diplomates Ceremony held on 1 April 2011, receiving a Special Service Award to recognise his outstanding contribution to the faculties and to dentistry as a whole.

Touchstone Launched

3 February 2011
Touchstone was officially launched at the FGDP(UK) Open Day on 3rd February 2011. Touchstone is a major new service for FGDP(UK) members. To read the press release click here To read more about Touchstone click here

DCPs gain a stronger voice within the FGDP(UK)

2 February 2011
Click here to view this press release concerning the FGDP(UK)'s new DCP Committee.

Consensus dental conference voices need for cross-specialty standard setting board

26 January 2011
PDF Download: Consensus dental conference voices need for cross-specialty standard setting board Joint FGDP(UK) and FDS press release

NHS White Paper Response

8 December 2010
NHS White Paper Response  

DCPs push the boundaries of research

8 December 2010
DCPs push the boundaries of research

FGDP(UK) supports Mouth Cancer Action Month

3 November 2010
FGDP(UK) supports Mouth Cancer Action Month

FGDP(UK) responds to ethical advertising consultation

20 October 2010
FGDP(UK) responds to ethical advertising consultation