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No Dentists in York take up share of £50m fund to help with additional appointments

Thursday, August 11th, 2022 12:00am

By Barbara Constable

​​​​​​​Healthwatch York has said that not one dental practice in the York area applied for part of a £50m fund available to provide for additional dentist appointments.

 

Healthwatch York has said that not one dental practice in the York area applied for part of a £50m fund available to provide for additional dentist appointments.

The fund expired in March and a spokesman for Healthwatch York said “We have been calling for some time now for urgent and radical reform of the NHS dental contract. The current contract is not fit for purpose.”

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