Dental

‘Everyone wants value from public and private spending in health care, but defining value is not a clear cut exercise, and adopting strategies from other countries without considering local context rarely works,’ said Australian Healthcare and Hospitals...

‘We welcome the decision by the Minister for Health, Greg Hunt, to restore the $1,000 dental funding cap for Australian children’, Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association acting Chief Executive Dr Linc Thurecht said today. ‘Last December the...

Today's announcement by Health Minister Sussan Ley of a Public Dental Scheme for children and adults is a welcome shift to bipartisan Commonwealth support for dental care as an important part of the Australian health system, says Alison Verhoeven,...

There is bittersweet news in Health Minister Ley’s confirmation yesterday of funding for the National Partnership Agreement (NPA) on Adult Public Dental Services and continued access to the Child Dental Benefits Schedule, according to the Australian...

The ability of low income Australians to access basic dental care remains uncertain as Budget night approaches, with the Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA) recommending the Federal Government rethink its lack of commitment to dental...

The Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA) is calling on Minister Ley to confirm the Government’s commitment to the National Partnership Agreement on Adult Public Dental Services. “World Oral Health Day is the perfect opportunity for the...

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A group of eight national health organisations have today reiterated their support for continued investment in improved dental health, particularly for children and those who rely on public dental health services. Information from this week's Senate...