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Recognising innovation in the 2018 Public Oral Health Awards

13 September 2018

Dental Health Services Victoria is calling for nominations for the 2018 Public Oral Healthcare Awards. The annual Public Oral Health Awards honour the achievements of those who have gone above and beyond to improve Victoria’s oral health and the public dental sector in Victoria.

DHSV CEO Dr Deborah Cole said there are many talented teams, individuals and projects within the Victorian oral health sector.

“This is our opportunity to recognise the hidden heroes and quiet champions who are helping to improve the oral health of Victorians,” Dr Cole said.

Nominations can be made by members of the community and public dental staff.

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The categories for the Awards are:

Star of Public Dentistry

The Star of Public Dentistry Award recognises staff in the Victorian public dental sector who have gone above and beyond their roles to improve oral health. Entries should demonstrate the nominee's excellence in improving the oral health outcomes of the Victorian community.

Oral Health Project of the Year

The Oral Health Project of the Year Award recognises public oral health projects that bring value to patient care and improve health outcomes.

Public Dental Clinic of the Year

The Public Dental Clinic of the Year Award recognises DHSV agencies and teams working to improve the health outcomes of Victorians. Entrants should demonstrate how they bring value to patient care and how they improve the experience of their patients and/or staff members.

Community Oral Health Champion

The Community Oral Health Champion Award recognises individuals for their contribution to the Victorian public oral health sector, through a volunteer capacity or in partnership with DHSV staff.

To nominate, visit Nominations for the Public Oral Health Awards close at 5pm, Friday 2 November 2018.