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Privacy Policy

  • The Country Dentist will treat all personal information with the utmost care
  • The Country Dentist endorses the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency guidelines as it relates to the privacy and confidentiality of patient records
  • The Country Dentist will only use personal details for the purposes of administration, communication, program monitoring and evaluation
  • The Country Dentist will do everything possible to ensure patient records, be they electronic or in hard copy form, are held securely and not subject to unauthorised access
  • The Country Dentist may use information gathered may from time to time to improve the services offered to both existing and prospective clients
  • The Country Dentist cannot be held responsible for the material entered by patients on third party websites such as Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter
  • The Country Dentist seeks to protect the integrity of its own website and the privacy of our staff and patients
  • The Country Dentist is committed to a culture of continuous improvement and welcomes constructive feedback regarding our services

Anti-Discrimination Policy

  • The Country Dentist supports the concept of a workplace environment in which all staff and patients can exist without fear of discrimination
  • The Country Dentist will not tolerate discrimination, harassment or prejudice towards either staff or patients and anyone who engages in such behaviours will be asked to leave the premises immediately
  • The Country Dentist is committed to raising staff awareness regarding discrimination and harassment in the workplace
  • The Country Dentist endorses the work of the Australian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) and we encourage our staff to familiarise themselves with the publications on the AHRC Website
  • The Country Dentist is an equal opportunity employer and service provider

Sexual Harassment Policy

  • The Country Dentist supports the concept of a workplace environment in which all staff and patients can exist without fear of sexual harassment
  • The Country Dentist will not tolerate sexual harassment towards either staff or patients those who engage in such behaviours will be asked to leave the premises and a report, if deemed necessary, will be provided to the appropriate authority
  • The Country Dentist is committed to raising staff awareness regarding sexual harassment in the workplace
  • The Country Dentist endorses the work of the Australian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) and we encourage our staff to familiarise themselves with the publications on the AHRC Website
  • The Country Dentist endorses the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency guidelines as it relates to professional boundaries

Environmental Policy

  • The Country Dentist will uphold and encourage a sustainable environmental policy throughout all appropriate aspects of its services
  • The Country Dentist will endeavour to eliminate risks of adverse impacts of practical operations on humans, animals and the environment
  • The Country Dentist administrative waste, where possible, will be recycled and any technological waste (discarded electrical orelectronic devices) will be disposed of at an approved local government refuse/ recycling facility
  • The Country Dentist will dispose of all clinical waste in accordance with current infection control guidelines
  • The Country Dentist is committed to a culture of continuous improvement and welcomes constructive feedback regarding our services

Workplace Health & Safety Policy

  • The Country Dentist is committed to the safety of our staff, our patients and the general public
  • The Country Dentist will endeavour to ensure our workplaces are as safe as is practically possible
  • The Country Dentist has carried out risk assessments and completed a risk register at each practice and has risk management plans in place
  • The Country Dentist encourages all potential hazards identified by patients to be reported to a member of staff as soon as possible
  • The Country Dentist requires all incidents to be reported in accordance with legislative and/or regulatory requirements
  • The Country Dentist retains the right to terminate appointments immediately if either our staff or our patients are placed at serious risk to their health and safety
  • The Country Dentist staff and patients should not attempt to combat or repair potential hazards without the necessary qualifications to do so, and any attempts otherwise are undertaken at the risk of the individual

Please Note: The above is a summary of our workplace policies. More detailed policy documents are held at each of our practices

For more information, call us on 1300 32 7766 or book below

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Maroochydore Practice

Open 7 Days
Monday – Wednesday 9.00am – 5.30pm
Thursday 9.00am – 9.00pm
Friday – Saturday 9.00am – 5.30pm
Sunday 10.00am – 4.00pm

Phone 1300 32 77 66
Level 1, Sunshine Plaza

 

Murgon Practice

Open Monday – Friday 8.30am – 5pm

Phone 07 41 681540
103 Lamb Street

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