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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 1995 Week 11 Hansard (14 December) . . Page.. 3132..


MINISTER FOR HEALTH AND COMMUNITY CARE

LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY QUESTION

Question No. 100

School Dental Service - Orthodontic Services

Mr Connolly - asked the Minister of Health and Community Care upon notice on 5 December 1995:

As at 1 December 1995 how many Government orthodontists are available, and for how many days, or parts of days, per week are such people employed or
engaged.

MRS CARNELL - the answer to the Member's question is:

The procedures and staffing levels have not changed since Mr Connolly was Minister for Health.

The ACT Dental Service employs one orthodontist for one half day per week. One of the school dentists works together with the orthodontist on the less serious cases ie for one half day per week.


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