Closed consultations

Consultations 2016


Please note that some of the references listed in these documents are hosted on external websites and the Council can not guarantee that the links will remain current. Please contact us on comms@dcnz.org.nz if you require any of the referenced documentation.

 

Consultation on the 2017/18 draft budgets, APC fees and disciplinary levies and other fees

Consultation document (December 2016)

Submissions

Outcome (February 2017)

 

Consultation on an updated sedation practice standard

Consultation document (July 2016), Att1 Draft sedation practice standard (July 2016)

Submissions

Outcome (November 2016)

Final sedation practice standard (coming into effect 1 April 2017)

 

Consultation on proposed changes to prescribed qualifications

Consultation document (July 2016)

Submissions

Outcome (November 2016)

Gazette notice (November 2016) 

 

Consultation on the Dentist and Dental Specialist Annual Practising Certificate Fee and Disciplinary Levy effective from 1 October 2016

Consultation document (July 2016)

The fees presented in the consultation document were approved by Council in August 2016.

 

Proposed oral health therapy scope of practice follow-up consultation

Consultation document (March 2016)

Submissions (March - May 2016)

Outcome letter with all attachments (36 pages) (October 2016)

Outcome letter without attachments 

Attachment 1: Scope of Practice for oral health therapy 

Attachment 2: Guidance for the consultative professional relationship between an oral health therapist and dentist/ dental specialist

Attachment 3: Competency standards for oral health therapists

Attachment 4: Updated prescribed qualifications for dental hygiene, dental therapy and orthodontic auxiliary scopes of practice

Attachment 5: Supplementary information on registration scenarios as an oral health therapist

 

Consultations 2015


Please note that some of the references listed in these documents are hosted on external websites and the Council can not guarantee that the links will remain current. Please contact us on comms@dcnz.org.nz if you require any of the referenced documentation.

 

Proposed entry level competencies for dental specialties consultation

Consultation document (December 2015)

Submission template

 

Consultation on the 2016/17 Draft Budgets, Annual Practising Certificate Fees, Disciplinary Levies and Other Fees effective from 1 April 2016  

Cover letter (December 2015)

Consultation document

 

Infection Prevention and Control Practice Standard Consultation

Consultation document and draft Infection Prevention and Control Practice Standard  (October 2015)

Submissions

Outcome letter (March 2016)

Final Infection Prevention and Control Practice Standard  (coming into effect 1 May 2016)

 

Consultation on the Dentist and Dental Specialist Annual Practising Certificate Fee and Disciplinary Levy effective from 1 October 2015

Consultation cover letter (June 2015)

Consultation document (June 2015)

 

Follow-up consultation on the Standards Framework for Oral Health Practitioners

Consultation document (April 2015)

Attachment 1:  2nd draft Standards Framework (April 2015)

Outcome letter (August 2015)

Final Standards Framework for Oral Health Practitioners (August 2015)

 

Consultations 2014


Please note that some of the references listed in these documents are hosted on external websites and the Council can not guarantee that the links will remain current. Please contact us on comms@dcnz.org.nz if you require any of the referenced documentation.

 

Consultation on a proposed Oral Health Therapy Scope of Practice

Consultation document (November 2014)

 

Consultation on a proposed Transmissible Major Viral Infections Code of Practice

Consultation document (November 2014)

Outcome letter (August 2015)

Final Transmissible Major Viral Infections Practice Standard (August 2015)

 

Consultation on the 2015/16 Draft Budgets, Annual Practising Certificate and Other Fees and Disciplinary Levies effective from 1 April 2015

Consultation document (September 2014)

 

Consultation on proposed Accreditation Standards for Dental Practitioner Programs

Consultation document (September 2014)

 

Consultation on a proposed Standards Framework for Oral Health Practitioners

Consultation document (August 2014)

Attachment 1: Draft Standards Framework for Oral Health Practitioners

Attachment 2:  Renamed codes of practice

Consultation submissions (August 2014 - October 2014)

Consultation outcome (December 2014)

 

Consultation on the 2014/15 APC fee and disciplinary levy for dentists and dental specialists

Consultation document (June 2014)

 

Follow-up consultation on the draft Medical Emergencies in Dental Practice Code of Practice

Consultation document (May 2014)

Outcomes (September 2014)

Updated Medical Emergencies in Dental Practice Code of Practice (September 2014)

 

Consultations 2013


Please note that some of the references listed in these documents are hosted on external websites and the Council can not guarantee that the links will remain current. Please contact us on comms@dcnz.org.nz if you require any of the referenced documentation.

 

Consultation on a proposed prescribed qualification for the Dental Specialty: Oral Medicine Scope of Practice

Consultation document (July 2013)

Outcomes (December 2013)

 

Consultation on the 2014/15 Budget, Annual Practising Certificate Fees, Disciplinary Levies, and Retention and Examination Fees

Consultation document (November 2013)

 

Consultation on the 2013/14 APC fee and disciplinary levy for dentists and dental specialists

Consultation document (June 2013)

 

Consultation on the draft Medical Emergencies in Dental Practice Code of Practice

Consultation document (May 2013)

Council considered all submissions at its 2 September 2013 meeting and agreed to establish an expert team to further consider the feedback relating to sedation, equipment, and emergency drug requirements. The team would submit a report to Council for consideration. The finalisation of the Medical Emergencies in Dental Practice Code of Practice was deferred until after the completion of this process.
  
In the interim, the current Medical Emergencies in Dental Practice Codes of Practice remain in place. 

A follow-up consultation on a revised Medical Emergencies in Dental Practice Code of Practice was issued in May 2014. 

 

Consultations 2012


Please note that some of the references listed in these documents are hosted on external websites and the Council can not guarantee that the links will remain current. Please contact us on comms@dcnz.org.nz if you require any of the referenced documentation.

 

Consultation on the Code of Practice on Advertising

Consultation document (April 2011)

Consultation update letter (October 2011)

Follow-up consultation (August 2012)

Outcomes (April 2013)

Code of practice on Advertising

 

Consultation on proposed prescribed qualifications for the General Dental, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Dental Technology Scopes of Practice

Consultation document (October 2012)

Outcomes  (March 2013)

 

Consultation on the future of the specialty of oral surgery in New Zealand

Consultation document (January 2012)

Follow-up consultation document (September 2012)

Outcomes (December 2012)

 

Consultation on the 2013/14 Budget, Annual Practising Certificate and other Fees and Disciplinary Levies

Consultation document (November 2012) 

 

Consultation outcomes on the proposed correction to the orthodontic auxiliary scope of practice prescribed qualification - Diploma in Dental Hygiene, University of Otago

Consultation document (May 2012)

Outcome (July 2012)

 

Consultation on the 2012/13 Annual Practising Certificate Fee and Disciplinary Levy for Dentists and Dental Specialists

Consultation document (June 2012)
  
 

Consultations 2011


Please note that some of the references listed in these documents are hosted on external websites and the Council can not guarantee that the links will remain current. Please contact us on comms@dcnz.org.nz if you require any of the referenced documentation.

 

Consultation on the 2012/13 Budgets and Annual Practising Certificate Fees and Disciplinary Levies for Dental Therapists, Dental Hygienists, Orthodontic Auxiliaries, Dental Technicians and Clinical Dental Technicians

Consultation document (December 2011)

 

Consultation on the proposed prescribed qualification for the Dental Specialty: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Scope of Practice

Consultation document (September 2011)

Outcome (March 2012)
  
 

Consultation on the Changes to the Orthodontic Auxiliary Prescribed Qualifications

Consultation (September 2011)

Outcome (December 2011)
  

Consultation on Proposed Changes to the Dental Hygiene Scope of Practice - relating to orthodontic procedures

Consultation (May 2011);

Follow-up consultation (September 2011)

Consultation feedback (December 2011) 

Further outcomes (March 2012) 

 

Consultation on the proposed Scope of Adult Care in Dental Therapy

Consultation (March 2011)

Outcome (September 2011)
  
 

Consultation on Proposed Changes to the Dentist Annual Practising Certificate (APC) fee and disciplinary levy to be effective from 1 October 2011

Consultation document (June 2011)

 

Changes to the Dental Technician and Clinical Dental Technician Scopes of Practice, Code of Practice and Emergency Training Levels

Consultation document (May 2011)

Follow-up consultation (April 2012)

Outcomes (July 2012)
  
 

Consultations 2010


Please note that some of the references listed in these documents are hosted on external websites and the Council can not guarantee that the links will remain current. Please contact us on comms@dcnz.org.nz if you require any of the referenced documentation.

 

Hygiene, Therapy & Orthodontic Auxiliary Scope Change - merging of additional scopes of practice into general scopes of practice

Consultation (October 2010)

Outcome (March 2011)

Revised Scopes of Practice for Technicians and Clinical Dental Technicians

Consultation (April 2010)

Revised Scopes of Practice for Technicians and Clinical Dental Technicians (October 2010; GN: 43 p.3602)w

 

Use of Cone Beam Computed Tomography in Dentistry

Consultation document (November 2010)

Outcome (May 2011)

Statement Use of Cone Beam Computed Tomography

(July 2016)