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Dental Services: Dorset

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 79268, tabled on 22 November 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate he has made of the number of workers providing NHS dental services in Dorset in (a) 2021, (b) 2020 and (c) 2019.

This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.

Answered on

6 December 2021

The following table shows the number of dentists providing National Health Service dental services measured by claims submitted to the NHS Business Services Authority for NHS dental activity in Dorset in the financial years 2018/19, 2019/20 and 2020/21. This data is based upon returns of FP17 NHS dental prescription forms.







Source: NHS Digital

Data is not held on other members of the dental workforce.

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