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Dentistry: Qualifications

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 291063, tabled on 25 September 2019

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the timeframe is for the conclusion of the discussions with the General Dental Council on increasing capacity for the Overseas Registration Exam.

Answered on

4 October 2019

The Department is working with the General Dental Council to determine legislative changes needed to ensure its international registration processes are effective and proportionate. Any legislative changes will be subject to public consultation.