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July 2020


14 July 2020

Submission on the draft terms of reference and standards for RA performance reviews

The Dental Council submitted jointly with the Medical Council, Nursing Council and Pharmacy Council a response to the Ministry of Health's draft terms of reference and standards for the responsible authorities' performance reviews. The submission can be read here[/assets/Uploads/Publications/Submissions/Submission-on-the-draft-TOR-and-Standards-for-RA-performance-25-June-2020.pdf].

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3 July 2020

Further updates to joint alert level 1 guidelines

On 25 June the Ministry of Health issued updated risk assessment criteria for patients with unknown COVID-19 status during alert level 1. The joint guidelines for oral health services at alert level 1 has been further updated to reflect these changes. Please note, this is a second update to the guidelines. Further details on the changes and the updated guidelines can be accessed here.[/covid-19/latest-update-on-covid-19/]

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June 2020


24 June 2020

Extended waiver for prescribing during the Covid-19 epidemic

The Director General of Health extended a waiver for prescribing until the 24th September 2020. Read the details here[/covid-19/latest-update-on-covid-19/].

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