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March 2020

27 March 2020

Update on COVID-19 (novel coronavirus)

*27 March 2020: *Dental Council COVID-19 update for oral health practitioners Read the latest update from the Dental Council[/assets/Uploads/COVID/Dental-Council-COVID-19-27-March-2020.pdf] on providing emergency dental treatment, APC fees, and recertification requirements during COVID-19 level Alert 4. *Joint Ministry of Health and Dental Council guidelines for emergency dental treatment * The most updated version of the joint Ministry of Health and Dental Council guidelines can be accessed by clicking the following link: Ministry of Health and Dental Council guidelines for providing urgent and emergency dental care dated...

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24 March 2020

New naming policy - Consultation outcome

The Council recently consulted with practitioners and stakeholders on a naming policy under the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act 2003. These consultation outcome documents are now available on our website: Outcome letter[/assets/Uploads/Policies/Naming-policy-consultation-outcome-March-2020.pdf] to practitioners/stakeholders The new naming policy, Policy on naming practitioners who are the subject of an order or direction made by Council[/assets/Uploads/Policies/DENTAL-COUNCIL-Naming-policy-March-2020.pdf], which takes effect on 12 April 2020. Please contact us at consultations@dcnz.org.nz[mailto:consultations@dcnz.org.nz] or 04 499 4820 if you have any queries or require further information.

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23 March 2020

Dental Council office is now working remotely

As part of New Zealand's COVID-19 response, the Dental Council office is closed and staff will be working from home until further notice. Please continue to address mail to: Level 11, Kordia House, 109 - 125 Willis Street, Wellington 6011 *or* PO Box 10-448, Wellington 6143. For registration and recertification inquiries, please email inquiries@dcnz.org.nz[mailto:inquiries@dcnz.org.nz]. For all other inquires, please email comms@dcnz.org.nz[mailto:comms@dcnz.org.nz].

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