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Fri26Feb2021NHS dental attendance figures published this week show over two thirds of children (70.2%) in England did not see an NHS dentist in the 12 months to 31 December 20201. Dental surgeons are warning the number of children admitted to hospital for tooth decay may rise, if access does not improve this year.
Thu25Feb2021Following publication today of ‘devastating’ new waiting time figures, leading surgeons have called on the NI government to provide a detailed roadmap on how the backlog of both urgent and non-urgent operations will be addressed.
Thu11Feb2021New NHS England statistics published today show the huge strain COVID-19 is putting on waiting lists, with more than 200,000 patients waiting more than a year for hospital treatment. Mr Tim Mitchell, Vice President of the Royal College of Surgeons of England has said Covid-19 continues to take an enormous toll on hundreds of thousands of people across the country left waiting for an operation.