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Prior to April 2006, most primary dental services were provided under former General Dental Service arrangements. These were demand-led services, funded from a single national budget, where the pattern of dental expenditure was largely determined by where dentists chose to practice and how much national health service work they chose to undertake. Expenditure was accounted for by the former Dental Practice Board on a national basis only.
However, certain information on primary dental care expenditure in individual primary care trusts (PCTs), health authorities or constituency areas is available for earlier years. The Information Centre for health and social care published the following report on
The report includes information on primary dental care expenditure by constituency for 1997-98 to 2005-06 in tables A3 and B3 of annex 3. Table A3 relates to 'gross' expenditure and table B3 relates to 'net' expenditure. 'Gross' expenditure refers to the full cost of the payments recorded; 'net' expenditure reflects the cost of these payments to the NHS after the deduction of income from NHS dental charges paid by patients. Information by PCT and strategic health authority (SHA) is also available in tables A1 and B1.
This information is based on the old contractual arrangements which were in place up to and including
PCTs assumed responsibility for the local commissioning of primary dental care on
|Primary dental care service allocations to Bassetlaw PCT (net of patient charge revenue)|
|Financial year||Net allocation (£000)|
| Note : |
Any PCT which hosts an approved training post for a dental vocational trainee will receive a supplementary net funding allocation from its SHA to cover the relevant costs.
Data on actual expenditure on primary dental services can be derived from PCT accounts. Expenditure totals for Bassetlaw PCT are set out in the following table. However, accounts data do not separately identify expenditure by constituency area or any other sub-division of a PCT area.
|Expenditure on primary dental care services in Bassetlaw PCT, 2006-07 to 2007-08|
|Dental charges paid by patients||1,079||1,180|
| Note: |
PCTs also commission secondary dental services such as specialist hospital dental departments, which they fund from their general NHS budgets, but expenditure on these services is not separately identified in PCT accounts.
2006-07 data from audited summarisation schedules of Bassetlaw PCT. 2007-08 data from audited financial monitoring and accounts forms for Bassetlaw PCT.