Dental Services: Finance

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 16th May 2022.

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Photo of Judith Cummins Judith Cummins Labour, Bradford South

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how much and what proportion of the £50 million NHS dentistry catch up fund announced by the Government in January 2022 has been spent in (a) total and (b) each region.

Photo of Judith Cummins Judith Cummins Labour, Bradford South

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many additional urgent care appointments have been delivered in (a) total and (b) each region through the £50 million catch up funding for NHS dentistry announced by the Government in January 2022.

Photo of Judith Cummins Judith Cummins Labour, Bradford South

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many additional urgent care appointments have been delivered in Bradford South through the £50 million catch up funding for NHS dentistry announced by the Government in January 2022.

Photo of Judith Cummins Judith Cummins Labour, Bradford South

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many dentists have provided NHS care funded by the additional £50 million for NHS dentistry announced by the Government in January 2022.

Photo of Judith Cummins Judith Cummins Labour, Bradford South

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many additional units of NHS dental activity have been provided by the additional £50 million of funding for NHS dentistry announced by the Government in January 2022.

Photo of Maria Caulfield Maria Caulfield The Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Health and Social Care

The information requested is not currently held centrally. National Health Service dentists submit claims for payment within two months following the completion of a course of treatment. We anticipate this information will be available from June 2022.

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