November, 2012

NT Child Health Check sees improvements in oral health

The results of the Child Health Check Initiative (CHCI) Closing the Gap (CtG) program are inThe results of the Child Health Check Initiative (CHCI) Closing the Gap (CtG) program are in, and it's looking promising.

Improvements have been made in the oral and ear health of Indigenous children in the Northern Territory, according to a report released this week by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW). The report, Northern Territory Emergency Response Child […]

Queensland data reveals five-year dental waiting list

five year dental waiting listDepending on where you are in Queensland, you could wait up to five years for a dental appointment.

Premier Campbell Newman is continuing to deliver on the State’s ‘open data revolution’ with Queensland’s dental clinic waiting lists revealed publicly for the first time last week—and in doing so revealed thousands of Queenslanders are waiting more than five years […]