Consultation on the age limit for restorative activities in the oral health therapy scope of practice

The oral health therapy scope of practice was established in November 2016 and came into effect on 1 November 2017.

The Council is now revisiting the restorative treatment age and is proposing to remove the 18-year age limit for restorative activities from the oral health therapy scope of practice.

Consultation is now open until 18 April 2019. We invite you to:

 

Your submission will be published

All submissions received will be published on the Council’s website shortly after receipt, and will remain there as a public document.  For submissions made by individuals, only your name and profession, if you are a registered health practitioner, will be published. All your personal contact details will be removed from your submission. 

As this is a public consultation “in confidence” information will only be accepted under special circumstances. Please contact the Council before submitting any confidential information. The Council holds the right not to publish any derogatory or inflammatory submissions.

Please contact us at consultations@dcnz.org.nz or 04 499 4820 if you have any further questions.

 

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