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FDS News Archive

  • 2019 Board Election Result

    15 May 2019 The membership of the Faculty of Dental Surgery of the Royal College of Surgeons has elected four members to the FDS Board at the ballot held on Friday 10 May.
  • 2019 FDS Board Elections Voting Now Open

    22 Mar 2019 Voting is now open for the 2019 Faculty of Dental Surgery Board election. From now until Thursday 9th May 2019, 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 10th May 2019.
  • Congratulations FDS Diplomates 2019

    21 Mar 2019 On Thursday, 14 March the Faculty of Dental Surgery (FDS) hosted its 2019 Diplomates presentation ceremony at The Law Society in London. Congratulations to all of this year's Diplomates on this significant achievement.
  • FDS support for Clinical Excellence Awards applications 2019

    18 Jan 2019 Important information regarding FDS support in applying for the Clinical Excellence Awards 2019 which opens on 7 February
  • 2019 Board Elections

    11 Jan 2019 Notice is given that an election of four Members of the Board will take place on Friday 10th May 2019. Nomination forms and further details outlining the duties and responsibilities of the Faculty Board can be obtained from the Faculty office.
  • Appointment of new Vice Deans at October Board Meeting

    30 Oct 2018 The October meeting of the FDS Board saw the official appointment of Dr Selina Master as Senior Vice Dean and Mr Matthew Garrett as the Junior Vice Dean of the Faculty. Outgoing Senior Vice Dean, Professor Stephen Porter has reached the end of his tenure as a Vice Dean, however will remain on the FDS Board.
  • HRH The Princess Royal admitted as Honorary Fellow of the Faculty of Dental Surgery

    30 Oct 2018 Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal visited the Royal College of Surgeons on Thursday, 25 October 2018 to be presented with an Honorary Fellowship of the Faculty of Dental Surgery of the Royal College of Surgeons (FDS).
  • Alcohol identification and brief advice for the dental team

    30 Oct 2018 PHE together with HEE have developed a free online resource for dental teams to help professionals screen patients for the misuse of alcohol and to deliver simple, structured advice aimed at reducing this risk.
  • Emerging Leader 2018: Dr Laura Gartshore FDS RCS

    25 Sep 2018 One of the RCS's Emerging Leaders for 2018, Dr Laura Gartshore, shares details about her Paediatric Dentistry career pathway and explains why applying to the Emerging Leaders Programme was an opportunity not to be missed.
  • The Faculty of Dental Surgery (FDS) releases statement on oral piercing and tongue splitting

    29 Aug 2018 The statement, produced jointly by the Faculty of Dental Surgery (FDS) and the British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons (BAPRAS), highlights the potential adverse consequences of oral piercing and tongue splitting procedures amidst concerns that people may be unaware of the risks such procedures carry for their oral health, as well as their wider general health.