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Dental Services: Children

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 76863, tabled on 20 July 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate he has made of the number of children whose planned dental GA admission to hospital was (a) suspended and (b) cancelled during the covid-19 lockdown restrictions.

Answered on

1 September 2020

No such estimate has been made. Guidance was issued on 17 March to National Health Service trusts asking them to postpone non-urgent related elective operations in order to prepare the system to respond to COVID-19 pressures.

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