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‘Feelings of humiliation and panic’ – why the GDC’s approach to deadlines needs to change
We hear from a practice owner who explains why the current approach to ARF deadlines is having an ‘irreversible’ impact…
Dentistry
Calls made to reform overseas registration exam in dentistry
Calls are being made for urgent reform to the overseas registration exam to help boost the dental workforce. The Association…
Dentistry
The GDC and the High Court – a dentist’s considerations
As the GDC hits the headlines once again, Simon Thackery wonders if this is the only road the regulator has…
Dentistry
‘Life can be unpredictable’ – dental therapist calls for GDC changes
Dental therapist Ibrahim Numan discusses why change to GDC regulation is needed to protect the profession and prevent unnecessary registration…
Dentistry
One thousand dentists removed from GDC register – but total number registered increases
The General Dental Council (GDC) has today announced the total number of UK registered dentists following the recent annual renewal…
Dentistry
‘Shocking lack of respect’ – calls for GDC to reconsider High Court appeal
An indemnifier has written to the GDC urging it to reconsider its intention to appeal a High Court ruling that…
Dentistry
‘Do I find work outside of dentistry?’ – dentist reveals 10-week wait to be reinstated on register
‘It’s important that we make more efforts to humanise dentistry’ – after just missing the ARF payment deadline in 2022,…
Dentistry
The curious demise of dental technicians
With a worsening recruitment crisis, Matt Everatt questions the future of dental technology – are we able to train more…
Dentistry
Catch up with this week’s dental news – 6 January 2024
It’s been a busy week for dental news. Missed it? Here’s what’s happened over the past seven days… GDC ‘wrong…
Dentistry
GDC ‘wrong and unjust’ in approach to suspension orders, court rules
The General Dental Council (GDC) has said it will appeal a recent High Court decision that ruled the GDC had…
Dentistry
Do dental regulators protect illegal manufacture in dentistry? – part two
Dentistry.co.uk and Laboratory examine the work done to clarify the way regulators enforce the illegal dental manufacture or import of…
Dentistry
‘Treated like a number, not a person’ – dental nurse calls for compassionate approach to CPD
‘The looming uncertainty created immense stress for me’ – we hear from a dental nurse who explains why they believe…
Dentistry
GDC’s failure to meet all standards of good regulation ‘not good enough’
Calls have been made for the General Dental Council (GDC) to take action to reduce the amount of time taken…
Dentistry
Do dental regulators protect illegal manufacture in dentistry? – part one
Dentistry.co.uk and Laboratory ask where the professions’s regulators stand on the illegal dental manufacture or import of dental devices such…
Dentistry
Dentistry’s 2023 round up
It has been a significant year for UK dentistry – from landmark court judgements, workforce plans and the closing down…
Dentistry
Catch up with this week’s dental news – 23 December 2023
It’s been a busy week for dental news. Missed it? Here’s what’s happened over the past seven days… GDC failed…
Dentistry
GDC to introduce an ORE application processing fee following consultation
The General Dental Council (GDC) this week announced that it will introduce an ORE application processing fee ‘to ensure associated…
Dentistry
Calls for ‘common sense changes’ to CPD and registration in dentistry
Showing their support for Saving Grace, John Makin, head of the Dental Defence Union (DDU), and Tamsin Thomas, DDU solicitor,…
Dentistry
GDC failed to meet all standards of ‘good regulation’, report finds
The General Dental Council (GDC) failed to meet standards for timeliness in both fitness to practise cases and registration processing.…
Dentistry
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