Dental Surgery

Safe and secure – running exams in a pandemic

Safe and secure – running exams in a pandemic

On the 23rd March this year we closed the doors to our College buildings in Glasgow. With the spread of COVID-19 on the rise, the Scottish Government joined with the other administrations across the UK to put the country on lockdown. Offices and non-essential shops were closed, along with public spaces such as libraries, communal parks and playgrounds, and places of worship.

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SDCEP guide to Management of Acute Dental Problems during COVID-19 Pandemic

SDCEP guide to Management of Acute Dental Problems during COVID-19 Pandemic

Scottish Dental Clinical Effectiveness Programme has modified its guidance on management of commonly presenting oral conditions for use during the COVID-19 pandemic. The new Management of Acute Dental Problems during COVID-19 Pandemic guide is available now on the SDCEP website.

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COVID-19: Support for our members in the Faculty of Dental Surgery

COVID-19: Support for our members in the Faculty of Dental Surgery

Andy Edwards, the Dean of our Faculty of Dental Surgery, has written an open letter to Dental Surgeons with his counterparts at the Royal College of Surgeons of England and the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh about our support around the spread of COVIDー19.

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COVID-19: Joint statement on arrangements for dental and dental care professional students and recent graduates

COVID-19: Joint statement on arrangements for dental and dental care professional students and recent graduates

Joint statement on arrangements for dental and dental care professional students and recent graduates, while restrictions are in place to control the spread of COVID-19.

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COVID-19: Update for dental students, trainees and recent graduates

COVID-19: Update for dental students, trainees and recent graduates

Today the Dental Schools Council (DSC), the UK Committee of Postgraduate Dental Deans and Directors (COPDEND) the Joint Committee on Postgraduate Training in Dentistry (JCPTD) and the General Dental Council have met via teleconference to discuss arrangements to support dental students, trainees and recent graduates across the UK, while restrictions to control the spread of COVID-19 are in operation.

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UPDATED: COVID-19: Cancellation of dental exams

UPDATED: COVID-19: Cancellation of dental exams

The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow has decided to postpone or cancel our assessment activity in our Faculty of Dental Surgery from Monday 23 March 2020 for the foreseeable future. All examiners and candidates impacted by this decision will be contacted directly by our exams team in due course.

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