The British Dental Association (BDA) has responded to new analysis commissioned by the Liberal Democrats, warning that the picture is far worse owing to the paucity of official data.
Over six in ten local areas in England have seen a rise in the number of people per dentist since 2019, new analysis commissioned by the Liberal Democrats has revealed.
Following a new report, Shropshire Council’s Health and Wellbeing Board expects to hear that dental services have not yet been restored to pre-pandemic levels.
The new deal will make it harder for the UK to regulate tobacco and alcohol or ban products like those containing harmful pesticides, warns analysts.
One million smokers will be encouraged to swap cigarettes for vapes under a pioneering new “swap to stop” scheme designed to improve the health of the nation and cut smoking rates.
The government has unveiled tough new measures to combat the illegal sale of vapes to under-18s as part of its plans to reduce smoking and tackle youth vaping.
South Scotland MSP Colin Smyth has demanded action from the Scottish Government on the “exodus” of dentists from the NHS in Dumfries and Galloway.
The British Dental Association has urged the government to act on recommendations from the NHS Confederation, that wholesale reform is needed as Integrated Care Boards take responsibility for NHS...