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FGDP(UK) appoints ‘Transition Board’

In a message to members, the Faculty of General Dental Practice UK (FGDP(UK)) has announced the membership of a ‘Transition Board’ as it works to establish an independent College for general dental practice. The board is chaired by Professor Nairn Wilson CBE, Emeritus Professor of Dentistry at King’s College London, a Past President of the […]

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Health Education Questionnaire

The Advancing Dental Care (ADC) project has been established by Health Education England (HEE) to review the roles, composition, skills and training needs of the whole dental team, and identify change where necessary. This project will enquire how to meet future patient needs and provide greater workforce flexibility both for the NHS service and for individuals. […]

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Oral Health Foundation appoints new President

The UK’s leading oral health charity, the Oral Health Foundation, have inaugurated Professor Liz Kay MBE as their new President. Professor Kay will take on the role for a full two-year term with immediate effect. She will combine her Presidency with her role as Foundation Dean of Peninsula Dental School in Plymouth. Professor Kay brings […]

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Why Children’s Oral Health is Everybody’s Business

  Why Children’s Oral Health is Everybody’s Business Where: The Museum of London When: 09:30 – 16:30, 25 January 2018 This year’s ground-breaking ‘State of Child Health’ report highlighted that 31 to 41% of five-year-old children across the UK are affected by tooth decay and this is the single most common reason why children aged five […]

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GDC STANCE ON HEP B VACCINE SHORTAGE

“I can confirm that given the national shortage of the Hep B vaccine, the GDC would not seek to impose any restrictions on those who have been unable to get the vaccine, this means that employers could take on new staff who have not been vaccinated as long as they are not currently infected.”  Read […]

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