NHS Dentistry

Health written question – answered on 5th February 2008.

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Photo of Charlotte Atkins Charlotte Atkins Labour, Staffordshire Moorlands

To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will make a statement on access to NHS dental services.

Photo of Ann Keen Ann Keen Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Health Services), Department of Health

The most recent data show 27.9 million people in England saw an NHS dentist during the two years ending 30 June 2007.

We are committed to improving access to NHS services. We have increased central funding by 11 per cent. for 2008-09, and are requiring the NHS, through the operating framework, to increase the number of patients able to access NHS dentistry year on year.

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