public dentistry

A win for public dentistry

public dentistryA win for public dentistry

After engaging this past year in extensive negotiations for new Enterprise Bargaining Agreements for dentists and dental specialists employed in the public sector, the Australian Dental Association Victorian Branch (ADAVB) has announced that an in-principle agreement for public hospital employees has […]

Queensland dental blitz clears 50,000 patients

Waiting lists are being attacked by a combination of private dentists and public.

A scheme that enlists the support of private dentists has seen Queensland’s public dental waiting lists slashed over the last seven months.
Health Minister Lawrence Springborg said the Newman Government’s decision to introduce a voucher system giving eligible public dental patients the option […]

Consumer Health Forum lobbies for more dental funding in lead up to Budget

The CHF says it's embarrassing that public dentistry is so under-funded.

In the lead up to the 2012-13 Federal Budget, the Consumers Health Forum of Australia (CHF)—which represents over two million health consumers—is launching a new campaign to highlight the huge and growing crisis in public dental healthcare in Australia. CHF […]