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).
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.
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.
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.
28 Feb 2020
NHS England has published their latest guidance to help clinicians deal with suspected cases of coronavirus.
14 Feb 2020
Important information regarding FDS support in applying for the 2020 Clinical Excellence Awards which opens on 6 February 2020.
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
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.
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.
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.