Dental Services: Yorkshire and the Humber

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 23rd April 2018.

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Photo of Alex Sobel Alex Sobel Labour/Co-operative, Leeds North West

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans he has to improve access to NHS dentistry services in Yorkshire and the Humber.

Photo of Steve Brine Steve Brine The Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Health and Social Care

NHS England has a legal duty to commission National Health Service dental services to meet the needs of the local population.

NHS England (Yorkshire and the Humber) has been reviewing how it can improve access to NHS dentists across the region, prioritising areas where access is particularly difficult. It hopes to be in a position to formally announce final details soon.

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