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The buck stops there
Kevin Lewis looks at the current scapegoats in dentistry and how the news broke about the dentist who allegedly breached…
Dentistry
GDC reminds registrants about counterfeit dental equipment
The General Dental Council (GDC) is reminding all its registrants of the need to ensure they follow the appropriate procedures…
Dentistry
GDC gives advice for dental professionals on CPD quality
The General Dental Council (GDC) is reminding dental professionals to be proactive in assuring themselves that the verifiable continuing professional…
Dentistry
Evlynne Gilvarry speaks to the dental profession about the GDC’s increase in ARF
Chief executive and registrar of the GDC, Evlynne Gilvarry, explains the increase in ARF. As you will be aware by…
Dentistry
BDA UK Council adds its voice to concerns over GDC failings
The BDA’s (British Dental Association’s) UK Council is the latest body to condemn the General Dental Council’s handling of the…
Dentistry
What is the GDC for? Michael Watson takes a closer look
My intention this week had been to steer clear of the General Dental Council (GDC), however Mr Moyes’s talk to…
Dentistry
Blue touch paper, black holes, red mist
Kevin Lewis looks at the results of the GDC consultation before looking at the NHS in search of better news.…
Dentistry
Updates to the GDC’s online register
Temporary registrants and visiting practitioners from EEA countries are now displayed on the General Dental Council (GDC) online register. The…
Dentistry
Judicial review against the GDC approved for fast tracking
The British Dental Association (BDA) has announced that its application for ‘rolled-up’ judicial review proceedings against the dental regulator has…
Dentistry
Michael Watson reviews the increased ARF announced by the GDC
Last week, as everyone in dentistry now knows, the General Dental Council (GDC) voted to sharply increase the amount dentists…
Dentistry
As GDC backs fee rise, BDA says: ‘We’ll see you in court’
The British Dental Association (BDA) has reacted to news that the General Dental Council (GDC) is set to press ahead…
Dentistry
GDC decides to increase dentists’ ARF by 55% after ‘careful analysis’ of consultation
The council of the General Dental Council (GDC) has today agreed to increase its annual retention fee (ARF) for dentists to…
Dentistry
The BDA gives six reasons to reject the GDC’s tabled proposals for an ARF hike
The British Dental Association (BDA) has written to the General Dental Council (GDC) to call on it to reject all…
Dentistry
GDC in ‘unacceptable’ bid for inflated fees says BDA
The British Dental Association (BDA) has accused the General Dental Council (GDC) of cynicism in its response to the legal…
Dentistry
GDC meets to consider 2015 annual retention fee
A decision on the annual retention fee (ARF) level for 2015 will be made on Thursday 30 October 2014. The…
Dentistry
The BDA announces it has initiated judicial review proceedings against the professional regulator the GDC
The GDC (General Dental Council), which has faced criticism from the Professional Standards Authority on the way it deals with…
Dentistry
GDC receives a vote of no confidence from the GDPC
Leading dentists from the BDA’s (British Dental Association’s) General Dental Practice Committee (GDPC) have passed a vote of no confidence…
Dentistry
GDC pledges to put openness and honesty at the heart of healthcare
Regulators, including the General Dental Council (GDC), have recently pledged to do more to put openness and honesty at the…
Dentistry
Dental student calls for unity among the dental profession
A dental student gives their opinion on why dental students and the profession as a whole should unite for the…
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