Smiles in Currambine is a fully accredited practice by QIP and has achieved this through our commitment to high-quality work, continual learning opportunities for healthcare professionals, and maintaining strict adherence to National Safety and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) Standards.
We are committed to providing the best possible dental patient experience by integrating NSQHS standards into our existing quality systems.
QIP (Quality Innovation Performance) is an independent, not-for-profit health promotion charity that has been recognised for community service accreditation for over twenty years and primary and secondary health care accreditation for more than ten years.
Obtaining QIP accreditation confirms that an organisation complies with governing industry standards. Community and health organisations are recognised for their commitment to quality, best practices, systems and processes, and continuous improvement.
QIP accreditation assures patients, consumers, and clients that an organisation is dedicated to providing safe and quality services.
We would like to take some time to let you know that we always follow strict universal infection control standards, and patient safety and the safety of our team is our priority.
The risk of exposure to the virus in our dental surgery is extremely low. We are an accredited dental practice and maintain the highest quality of care and standards at all times irrespective of any outbreaks such as Coronavirus.
We sterilise our instruments and disinfect all clinical and reception areas after each patient to prevent any risk of cross-contamination. Our staff are fully trained and certified to do this to the highest standards.
What Specifically Are We Doing at Our Practice to Protect Patients?
Our strict protocol includes our receptionists establishing in advance if patients:
Have any symptoms including fever/history of fever and shortness of breath or a cough or a sore throat.
They have travelled overseas or interstate in the last 2 weeks.
Been in close contact with anyone who has had confirmed Coronavirus (COVID-19) or who has been in a health facility treating them.
Visited any exposure sites or high risk area as per Healthy WA
We would like to ask patients who have travelled to high-risk zones and exposure sites within the last 2 weeks to postpone non-urgent general dental treatment, if in doubt please call us on 9305 4888.