public dentistry

NZ Labour embraces subsidies for dentistry

Primary dental care for adults may be subsidised in New Zealand — if the money's there.

Two weeks out from an election, the New Zealand Labour party has announced a dental policy that involves subsidising primary dental care for adults if the party takes government. There is, however, a catch. Labour’s health spokesman, Grant Robertson, acknowledged […]

Can a taskforce save NSW?

Associate Professor Hans Zoellner says the public system is failing.

Pressure is rising on NSW Minister for Healthy Lifestyles, Kevin Humphries, to develop a better state plan for the provision of dental services following his announcement last week of the establishment of a Dental Health Taskforce. Some members of the […]