Dentistry

Health written question – answered on 17th November 2004.

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Photo of Mr Parmjit Gill Mr Parmjit Gill Liberal Democrat, Leicester South

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many dentists' surgeries there are in Leicester South constituency.

Photo of Rosie Winterton Rosie Winterton The Minister of State, Department of Health

The information is shown in the table.

Number of national health service dental surgery addresses in Eastern Leicester primary care trust and South Leicestershire primary care trust (PCT) areas at 31 August 2004.

Primary care trust Number of surgeries
Eastern Leicester PCT 41
South Leicestershire PCT 23

Notes:

1. The number of NHS dental surgery addresses in the tale covers the general dental service, personal dental service and the emergency dental service.

2. A surgery is considered as offering NHS dentistry if it has a dentist with an open contract at 31 August 2004.

3. Primary care trust areas have been defined using practice postcodes.

Source:

Dental Practice Board

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