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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!

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

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

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

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

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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