Thank you for your request for information about the following:
‘Broken down by region, please provide data on the number of Units of Dental Activity (UDAs) delivered by each individual dentist delivering NHS general dental services in England for 2015/16, 2016/17, 2017/18, 2018/19, 2019/20, 2021/21 and 2021/22. If a given name is not attributable for each provider, please provide a unique identifier, that may enable comparison across years. This request recognises that some dentists may perform NHS activity in multiple regions in a single financial year.’
Your request was received on 23 August 2022, 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 FP17s processed for the period stated 2015/2016 - 2021/2022 in England. The information within the report includes the data items and descriptions listed below.
This is the 3 character code associated with the Commissioning Organisation. This a generic term used to denote health bodies, either Area Teams in England or Health Boards in Wales. Also known as Primary Care Organisations (PCOs)
This is the name associated with the Commissioning Organisation. This is a generic term used to denote health bodies, either Area Teams in England or Health Boards in Wales. Also known as Primary Care Organisations (PCOs))
This is the name associated with the Region.
This is a unique 10 character number which identifies a contract.
The name of the provider
The performer’s personal number. This will be the number reported on the form or where this is not reported this will be the provider number where there is only one performer; else the form is rejected.
The latest performer's (dentist) surname, as entered on CoMPASS
The financial year associated with the 'Year Month' dimension in the format 'YYYY/YYYY' e.g. 2018/2019 for 201804.
The units of dental activity scheduled for the financial year to date for the period selected, relating to the financial year e.g. in December this will cover the scheduled months of April to December, excluding FD UDA for English contracts and including UDA for Welsh contracts.
Note: This shows the performers who have submitted UDA claims.
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