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December 2018


12 December 2018

Processing times for applications over the end of year and holiday period

We generally process correctly completed registration applications (including new graduate applications) within 5­­­­­-7 working days. Processing times depend on volumes throughout the year. We are currently experiencing a higher volume of applications. We will endeavour to process all correctly completed applications received by 4pm on Monday 17 December 2018 before our office closes on Friday 21 December 2018.  If we receive your application after 17 December 2018, or if we require further information to complete your application, it will be processed when our office reopens on Monday 7 January 2019.  Please note...

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October 2018


18 October 2018

Consultation on 2019/20 draft budget, fees and levies

Consultation on the Dental Council’s draft 2019/20 draft budget, proposed APC fees and disciplinary levies and other fees for oral health practitioners is now open. Consultation closes 5pm, Friday 14 December 2018. We have issued a consultation document seeking comments and views from our practitioners and stakeholders. You can send us your submissions by email[mailto:consultations@dcnz.org.nz], post to PO Box 10-448, Wellington 6143, or fax 04 499 1668. Please contact us[mailto:consultations@dcnz.org.nz] if you have any queries about this consultation.

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15 October 2018

New graduates

If you are a new oral health graduate in New Zealand, you can now download an application for registration to complete and return.

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April 2018


11 April 2018

Informed consent - consultation outcome and new practice standard

As a result of consultation with our stakeholders, the informed consent practice standard has been updated. Thank you to those who took the time to share their concerns and expertise during the consultation period between November 2017 and February 2018. The updated informed consent practice standard will come into effect on *14 May 2018*, replacing the two existing informed consent practice standards. Please familiarise yourself with the updated document before the implementation date. The outcome letter and final informed consent practice standard can be accessed here[resources-and-publications/publications/closed-consultations/]. If you have any further comments or questions about...

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