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Thank you for your request for information about the following:
I am seeking data on NHS dentistry in England Please provide
1- national headlines on the total number of courses of treatment delivered in NHS dentistry in England by month with a breakdown by
i children under 18 years of age
ii paying adults and
iii exempt adults from January 2019 to present.
2- National headlines on total number of units of dental activity UDAs delivered in England by month from January 2019 to present, with a breakdown of UDAs delivered by band ie band 1, band 2, band 3, urgent, other, and where applicable 2a 2b or 2c
Your request was received on 22 October 2023 and I am dealing with it under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2000.
A copy of the information is attached.
This report contains the details from General FP17s processed in England for the Months 2019/01-2023/09 and includes activity by Foundation Dentists. The information within the report includes the data items and descriptions listed below.
Country Name: The country name where the contract is located based on the contract
Year Month: Used throughout the system to identify the specific year and month that the data relates to, i.e. for forms, it would be the month that the activity was scheduled. This is in the format 'YYYYMM' e.g. 201804 for April 2018.
UDA Delivered: The units of dental activity scheduled for the time period selected relating to the financial year, where they were carried out by any performer.
Total FP17s: This is a count of the number of FP17s scheduled including adjustments for amended and deleted FP17s. Withdrawn FP17s are not included in the total count of FP17s. This figure may be zero or negative if deleted FP17s have been processed.
Treatment Charge Band: The patient charge band associated with a course of treatment as stated in Part 5 Treatment Category of the FP17.
Child Patients: FP17s where the Patient is a child - defined as a child aged under 18
Adult Charge Payers: FP17s where the Patient is an Adult and Exemption/Remission Description is a Charge Payer
Exempt Adult Charge Payers: FP17s where the Patient is an Adult and Patient Charge Status is Exempt
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