The consultation on the updated Transmissible Major Viral Infections (TMVI) code of practice closed on 30 January 2015. Analysis of the submissions identified a number of areas where further consideration was required.
Transmissible Major Viral Infections Code of Practice
The subject-matter experts of the TMVI working group reviewed all the clinical-related comments and suggested some further changes to the draft code of practice.
The Council is in the process of refining the draft code of practice, and once finalised the consultation outcome and final updated TMVI code of practice will be issued to stakeholders.
Consultation on a proposed Oral Health Therapy Scope of Practice
The consultation on a proposed oral health therapy scope of practice closed on 20 February 2015. There has been a very good response with many well-considered submissions.
Council noted the executive analysis at its April meeting. A qualitative analysis is now underway by a Council sub-committee. The sub-committee will consider all the submission comments in detail and make recommendations to the full Council for consideration.
The sub-committee comprises the following Council members: Lyndie Foster Page (Chair, Dental Specialist), Robin Whyman (Dental Specialist), Leslea Eilenberg (Dental Hygienist), Minnie McGibbon (Dental Therapist) and Kathryn Hazlett (Layperson).
Stakeholders will be updated on the progress and outcome of the consideration.