‘We are working to support the development of the NHS dental workforce and are interested in how the number of NHS dentists has changed over time. This is a freedom of information request to determine the number of dentists undertaking NHS activity in England and broken down by NHS England region for month ending January 2022.’
A copy of the information, together with notes to explain it, is attached.
This report contains the details from FP17s processed for the period stated 202201 in the English Regions. All contracts paid by NHSBSA. The information within the report includes the data items and descriptions listed below. Only Performers who were active delivering UDA/UOA during the period.
This is the name associated with the Region.
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.
Number of Performers:
The number of Dentists as recorded on CoMPASS.
a performer could be counted in more than one region where they have submitted FP17s on contracts in more than one region.