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27 July 2017

New recertification programme for dentists and dental specialists

Notice of new recertification programme In accordance with section 41(6) of the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act 2003, the Dental Council (the Council) advises that at its meeting on 3 July 2017, it set a new recertification programme for all dentists and dental specialists. The programme replaces that which concluded on 31 December 2016 and is considered effective as of 1 January 2017. Requirements of the new recertification programme The programme requires you to undertake and complete during the three year period from 1 January 2017 to 31 December 2019: fifty...

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25 July 2017

Sign up for a recertification forum

We are halfway through our roadshow and we are receiving excellent feedback on the forums. Our next forum will be held in Wellington on Monday 31 July. Please register your interest through the links below. We strongly encourage you to come along, hear our current thinking on the recertification review and join the conversation. More information on the forums is available here. If you have missed, or can't make, the forum being held in your area, please register for one of our two webinars below. The information provided will...

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21 July 2017

Professional boundaries practice standard outcome

The Council has concluded its consultation on the Professional boundaries practice standard.   The Council’s position on the concerns raised and the key changes made to the practice standard are detailed in the consultation outcome letter. The final Professional boundaries practice standard is available here. 

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