Charge Detail Summary

File Number: Dth12/229P
Practitioner: Cherie Ann Raewyn Griffen
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Practising without a current practising certificate (Established)

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Full Decision 544Dth12229P.pdf

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On 17 April 2013 the Health Practitioners Disciplinary Tribunal considered a charge laid by a Professional Conduct Committee against Ms Cherie Ann Raewyn Griffen, Dental Therapist of Paihia (the Dental Therapist).

The charge alleged that the Dental Therapist practised between 01 April and 18 April 2012 without a practising certificate.


The hearing proceeded on an agreed summary of facts basis and the Tribunal found the charge established and the Dental Therapist guilty of practising without a practising certificate.


The Tribunal censured the Dental Therapist and fined her $500 and ordered that she pay costs of $2,000 to be divided between the PCC and the Tribunal.  The Tribunal further directed publication of its decision and a summary.