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FDS News Archive

  • 40% of dental surgeons lack protective kit to keep them safe

    20 Apr 2020 Shortages of PPE equipment and a lack of access to testing are the two main concerns of dental surgeons, according to a survey of almost 200 dental surgeons conducted by the Royal College of Surgeons England (RCS).
  • UPDATE Clinical Excellence Awards - 2020 round

    20 Mar 2020 In light of the issues surrounding COVID-19, the Advisory Committee on Clinical Excellence Awards (ACCEA) have announced that applications for the 2020 competition have been suspended.
  • 2020 FDS Board Elections Voting Now Open

    19 Mar 2020 Voting is now open for the 2020 Faculty of Dental Surgery Board election. From now until Thursday 7 May 2020, Fellows and Members of the Faculty of Dental Surgery are encouraged to vote for their preferred candidates in the Board of Faculty election. The election will take place on Friday 8 May 2020.
  • Joint statement from DSC, COPDEND, JCPTD and GDC to be published on 20 March 2020

    18 Mar 2020 The Dental Schools Council (DSC), the UK Committee of Postgraduate Dental Deans and Directors (COPDEND), the Joint Committee on Postgraduate Training in Dentistry (JCPTD) and the General Dental Council have discussed arrangements to support dental students, trainees and recent graduates across the UK.
  • Guidance from NHS England on the Coronavirus

    28 Feb 2020 NHS England has published their latest guidance to help clinicians deal with suspected cases of coronavirus.
  • Clinical Excellence Awards - 2020 round

    14 Feb 2020 Important information regarding FDS support in applying for the 2020 Clinical Excellence Awards which opens on 6 February 2020.
  • Board Election of FIVE MEMBERS of the Board

    10 Jan 2020 Notice is given that an election of five Members of the Board will take place on Friday 8 May 2020. Nomination forms and further details outlining the duties and responsibilities of the Faculty Board can be obtained from the Faculty office
  • Matthew Garrett elected as next Dean of the Faculty of Dental Surgery

    31 Oct 2019 The Faculty of Dental Surgery at the Royal College of Surgeons is delighted to announce the election of Mr Matthew Garrett as its next Dean.
  • 2019 FDS Research Day

    16 Jul 2019 The annual FDS Research symposium on current research in oral disease – solutions and challenges was held on 14th June 2019. The speakers were international leaders of clinical research as evidenced by their successful track record of grant securement, generation of high quality original research papers, research supervision and/or influence upon national and international health care policy.
  • FDS Regional and Specialty Advisors Day 2019

    20 Jun 2019 The 2019 Regional and Specialty Advisors Day was held at the Royal College of Surgeons on 20th June and included a variety of interesting topics covered by a wealth of excellent speakers.