FOI 25546



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FOI 25546


‘I request data relating to the £50m allocated by government for a 'dental treatment blitz' in England. This was estimated to provide 350,000 appointments. The breakdown of funding by region suppplied at the launch of the policy was: North West – £7,310,000 North East and Yorkshire – £8,633,000 Midlands – £8,904,000 East of England – £5,731,000 South West – £4,726,000 South East – £6,887,000 London – £7,809,000

Please confirm the amount of funds spent in each of these regions, alongside the number of appointments estimated to have been generated.’


A copy of the information is attached. Please read the below notes to ensure correct understanding of the data.

Region Code/Name

This is the region code/ name where the contract is located.

Financial Value (£)

This is the amount paid to contractors for the £50million additional funding, between February and March 2022.

Total FP17s

This is the number of FP17s scheduled on contracts commissioned to provide services under the £50million additional funding scheme. This are where both the treatment acceptance and treatment completion dates were between 14th February and 31st March 2022 and scheduled between February and June 2022. See below explanations of acceptance and completion dates.

Treatment Acceptance Date

The date the patient was accepted for treatment as stated on part 3 of the FP17.

Treatment Completion Date

The date of completion, as stated on part 3 of the FP17, if the course was completed or the date of last visit if it was not completed. All forms should be submitted within 2 months of the date of completion. If a decision is made to mark the form as incomplete, it should be submitted as quickly as possible.

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Last Updated August 17, 2022, 16:46 (UTC)
Created August 17, 2022, 15:32 (UTC)