The journey to the specialist list

The journey to the specialist list

The GDC has recognised a variety of specialties since 1998, and today there are 13 specialities recognised in the UK by the GDC. For those that have not been granted an automatic right of entry to the Lists through the ‘grandfathering’ grace period, the journey to the specialist list has been more complicated. Nevertheless, dental professionals across the world regularly rise to the challenge to further their dental education and advance their professional career. GDC regulations state that for a dentist to refer to themselves as a ‘specialist’ in one of the 13 recognised specialities, it is necessary to be...

A new venture in dental postgraduate education

A new venture in dental postgraduate education

The UK’s first private college delivering clinical postgraduate dental education has opened its doors following a management buyout from the BPP University School of Health. Having established itself an independent college in 2018, the College of Medicine and Dentistry has re-launched as one of the largest postgraduate dental education provider in the UK with over 200 UK and international graduates since it’s beginnings in 2013 whilst it was part of BPP’s School of Health. Innovative courses with pioneering educational techniques With a campus in central Birmingham comprising of a state-of-the-art teaching rooms, simulation centre and clinical facilities, the CoMD is...

New website for Healthcare Learning

New website for Healthcare Learning

Healthcare Learning is delighted to announce that we have launched our new-look website. We have also expanded our catalogue of dental courses, qualifications and professional development opportunities. Our new website is now a one-stop-shop where you can find programme, faculty and registration information. In addition, from our website you can book a free a free telephone career consultation to find the right course for you. Keep up to date with what’s new from our wide community of students, lecturers and alumni. Over the years, over 1000 students from more than 50 countries have successfully graduated from one of our qualifications. In...