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Recorded Webinar - Avoiding landmines: Privacy explained

  • Dates: 06 – 06 May, 2021
Date recorded: Thursday 06 May
Suitable for: All dental practitioners in New Zealand

This one-hour interactive webinar will provide you with a framework and practical tools to help you navigate common privacy and confidentiality dilemmas. It’s a topic common to all areas of healthcare and the challenges are not exclusive to the dental profession.

Medical Protection Medicolegal Consultant, Dr Samantha King and Dr David Crum, Chief Executive Officer, New Zealand Dental Association share their expert insight to help you reduce your risk of complaints and help you to protect your patients.

By the end of this webinar you’ll gain a greater understanding of:

• How to apply the Health Information Privacy Code
• When to release information safely
• The situations when you can and should say no to releasing information


Dr Samantha King

Dr Samantha King is a Medicolegal Consultant for Medical Protection in New Zealand. Dr King graduated from Otago Medical School and has worked in general practice in Auckland since 1991. She was awarded a fellowship at the Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners and holds a Masters in Healthcare Law and Ethics. Dr King regularly presents at workshops, conferences and practices throughout New Zealand.
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