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Dental Services: Emergencies

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 280, tabled on 10 May 2022

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.

Answered on

16 May 2022

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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