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September 2017

25 September 2017

Final week to renew APCs

Annual practising certificates (APCs) for dentists and dental specialists expire this Saturday 30 September 2017. The APC and retention renewal forms were posted to practitioners on 23 August and are also available to download.   If you do not receive your APC or retention form, or would like to change your practising status, please download the correct form at the above links. Postal delivery Your completed form and payment must be received at the Council offices by 30 September in order for you to continue practising from 1 October. Please note that if...

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25 September 2017

Final week for recertification consultation

Submissions on the first phase of our recertification review are due on Saturday 30 September.  Please see our consultation page for more information and remember to submit your online survey form by Saturday. We really want to hear from you.

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5 September 2017

Dental Council Annual Report 2016/17

We are pleased to advise that the Dental Council has published its 2016/17 Annual Report. The report includes the audited financial statements to 31 March 2017 and information on all the Council’s operations, including registration and APC numbers, competence and conduct cases, and examinations and accreditation. The report also includes a comprehensive update on how we have progressed on our five strategic priorities—some of the highlights are listed below. In 2016/17, the Council: Updated and finalised the sedation practice standard, reviewed the professional boundaries practice standard, and reviewed and updated the...

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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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