Surviving the Covid-19 Crisis

By FGDPscotland / 24 July 2020 / Comments Off on Surviving the Covid-19 Crisis

The present crisis is the worst I’ve witnessed, but dentistry will survive. Patricia Thomson MJDF RCS (Eng), is the FGDP National Board Member for the North and West of Scotland. Here, she reflects on her experience of the COVID-19 pandemic, and how general dental practice has adapted to survive previous crises. My diary from February…

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FGDP(UK) Scotland Study Day 2019 – A Round Up!

By Patricia de Vries / 12 December 2019 / Comments Off on FGDP(UK) Scotland Study Day 2019 – A Round Up!

6 Dec 2019 – another successful study day! The FGDP(UK) Scotland Study Day has been held every year since 1992 and is now one of the leading events in Scotland’s dental calendar. West of Scotland committee member Melissa Auvray helped take the temperature of delegates attending this year’s event on an initially wet and windy…

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Divisional AGM on 30 November

By FGDPscotland / 16 November 2017 / Comments Off on Divisional AGM on 30 November

Dear Members of the FGDP(UK) in the west of Scotland, As the newly-appointed Director of the Division, I would like to invite you to attend our annual general meeting at 6.30pm on Thursday 30 November on the first floor of the Novotel Hotel on Pitt Street in Glasgow. Please let us know if you can attend…

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VDP case presentation finalists for 2017

By FGDPscotland / 5 July 2017 / Comments Off on VDP case presentation finalists for 2017

FGDP(UK) Scotland is delighted to announce this year’s line-up for the final of the west of Scotland VDP case presentation. The seven finalists were decided a few weeks ago and their presentations will be judged by an independent panel with the overall winners being announced at the Faculty Study Day on Friday 1 December. This year’s…

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VDP case presentation finalists for 2016

By FGDPscotland / 8 October 2016 / Comments Off on VDP case presentation finalists for 2016

We’re delighted to announce that David Devine, Alan Davies, Dominic Lamont, Shona Lambie, Matthew Doswell, Paige Gribben and Alan Purves are this year’s finalists in the west of Scotland VDP case presentations. Best of luck everyone! FGDP(UK) Scotland is proud to be associated with the VDP programme. We’re delighted to be able to reward young…

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Class of 1980 Re-union

By Patricia de Vries / 15 December 2015 / Comments Off on Class of 1980 Re-union

Back In November 2014 I attended an excellent alumnus event to mark the opening of the Jim Rennie Suite and Ken Steven Room. During a presentation, updating the many and varied activities being undertaken as part of the drive to revitalise the Glasgow Dental Alumnus Association, one of the slides in particular grabbed my attention.…

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Read all about it!

By FGDPscotland / 14 November 2015 / Comments Off on Read all about it!

The autumn issue of CPD Scotland – the Faculty in Scotland’s magazine for the whole dental team – is out now. Find out more about> A dental world record attempt in Glasgow Record keeping in practice Sounds for the surgery And all of your CPD for 2016-17 CPD SCOTLAND OCT 2016 FINAL

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Dental reunions celebrate 20, 30 and 35 years

By FGDPscotland / 7 September 2015 / Comments Off on Dental reunions celebrate 20, 30 and 35 years

On Friday 11 December, FGDP(UK) Scotland and the Glasgow Dental Alumnus Association are proud to host reunions for  Glasgow Dental School’s Classes of 1980, 1985 and 1995. Get together with your classmates to celebrate 20, 30 and 35 years in dentistry. Participants can enjoy a day of top quality CPD at the Faculty study day on Friday…

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Part 2 MJDF Tuition for May 2016

By FGDPscotland / 10 August 2015 / Comments Off on Part 2 MJDF Tuition for May 2016

A SMALL number of places are now available for the west of Scotland MJDF study group part 2 revision group. Please contact Andrew Miller at for more information or to reserve your place for the course beginning in January 2016. Fees for this course are £450 and include your free delegate place for the December Study…

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Party like it’s… GDAA reunion for 2015

By FGDPscotland / 15 October 2014 / Comments Off on Party like it’s… GDAA reunion for 2015

Did you graduate from Glasgow Dental School in 1985, 1990, 1995, 2000, 2005 or 2010? In partnership with FGDP(UK) Scotland, the Glasgow Dental Alumnus Association is delighted to bring you ‘Reunion Day 2015’. It’s the perfect opportunity for you and your classmates to meet up, reminisce and make the most of the biggest one-day dental event…

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