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Voting open for College Council elections

Voting open for College Council elections

25 April 2024
Voting is now open for seats on the Council of the College of General Dentistry, and all eligible members are encouraged to cast their vote(s).
New PDJ online: General dentistry (part one)

New PDJ online: General dentistry (part one)

25 March 2024
The latest edition of the Primary Dental Journal, the General dentistry Part 1 issue (vol.13, no.1), is now live online.
Council elections 2024 – call for candidates

Council elections 2024 – call for candidates

15 March 2024
Nominations are now open for elections to twelve regional and role-based seats on the College Council, and all eligible members are invited to put themselves forward.
College to elect Council members from across the dental team

College to elect Council members from across the dental team

11 March 2024
This year, for the first time, four role-based seats will be elected to the College Council – one each representing dentists; dental hygienists and dental therapists; dental nurses and orthodontic therapists; and dental technicians and clinical dental technicians.
Tax relief now available on membership fees

Tax relief now available on membership fees

6 March 2024
College members who are UK taxpayers can now claim income tax relief on their membership subscription fees.
Dentistry Show lectures

Dentistry Show lectures

28 February 2024
The College has confirmed its programme of CPD lectures for the British Dental Conference & Dentistry Show (BDCDS24), which is taking place at the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham on Friday 17 and Saturday 18 May 2024.
In memory of John Brookman, 1931-2024

In memory of John Brookman, 1931-2024

26 February 2024
John Brookman FCGDent, FFGDP(UK)(Hon.), one of the founding board members of the Faculty of General Dental Practice UK, and the founder of Vocational Training for GDPs, has died aged 92.
Notice of elections

Notice of elections

15 February 2024
Elections are due to be held for a number of seats on the Council of the College, and all eligible members are invited to consider standing. In addition to elections to four regional seats, elections will also be held for the first time to four previously-appointed seats representing specific roles in the dental team.
Presidency

Recruitment for new President

14 February 2024
The College is in the process of appointing its next President, and all full members are eligible to apply.
Full response to ‘Recovery Plan’ for NHS dentistry in England

Full response to ‘Recovery Plan’ for NHS dentistry in England

10 February 2024
The College has published its full response to the government’s Dental Recovery Plan, adding further detail to the interim response from its President, Dr Abhi Pal FCGDent, which was issued earlier this week.

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