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December 2017


19 December 2017

Consultation outcome - Patient records and privacy of health information practice standard

The Council has consulted with its stakeholders on a draft patient records and privacy of health information practice standard during the August to October 2017 period. A total of seven formal submissions were received and the Council thanks these stakeholders for sharing their concerns, expertise, and for their time commitment. There was overall agreement on the draft practice standard, with only a few minor refinements proposed—related to the guidance provided in the draft practice standard. The majority of these suggested changes were incorporated.  The Council considered that no major changes...

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18 December 2017

Dental Council newsletter - December 2017

Our latest newsletter is online - with messages from our Chair and Chief Executive, an article about allergic reactions to dental products, and updates on some of our key projects. Please have a read. Please note: Vodafone closed its nine email services in November and this has affected a number of practitioner emails. If you have a Vodafone account, please update your email address with us so we can stay in touch with you. We send the majority of our communications via email so it is really important you...

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14 December 2017

Dental Council office Christmas closure dates

The Dental Council office will close at midday on Thursday 21 December and reopen on Monday 8 January. If you have an urgent query that must be dealt with during the break, please call +64 4 499 4820. Please note that our staff will make every effort to process all correct and complete applications before the office closes for the holidays, but we cannot guarantee this for applications received after 15 December.  

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