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August 2017


16 August 2017

Consultation on patient information and records practice standard

The Council has reviewed its Patient information and records practice standard, and as a result has developed an updated draft practice standard—Patient records and privacy of health information. This will replace the existing practice standards, and apply to all oral health practitioners. The consultation document highlights the key proposals. We are now seeking your feedback on the proposals and the draft patient information and records practice standard. Please see our consultation page here. The submission period closes at end of business on *11 October 2017*. 

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1 August 2017

Sign up for a recertification forum

Our next forum will be held in Dunedin, on Monday 21 August. Please register your interest through the links below. We strongly encourage you to come along, hear our current thinking on the recertification review and join the conversation. More information on the forums is available here. If you have missed, or can't make, the forum being held in your area, please register for one of our two webinars below. The information provided will be the same as that at the forums, and you will have opportunity to provide feedback...

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July 2017


21 July 2017

Professional boundaries practice standard outcome

The Council has concluded its consultation on the Professional boundaries practice standard.   The Council’s position on the concerns raised and the key changes made to the practice standard are detailed in the consultation outcome letter. The final Professional boundaries practice standard is available here. 

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