Public Policy Exchange Will be Hosting a Webinar Eliminating Dental Deserts: Ensuring Access to an NHS Dentist Across the UK on Thursday, August 25th 2022, at 9:30 AM — 1:00 PM.

If you would like to attend this webinar, please fill in your details in the attached registration form and send it back to Sheila Ramkissoon at your earliest convenience. Sheila will then confirm your place(s) and send you the joining details.


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  • Discuss the policies and funding needed to eliminate dental desserts and ensure that all who need it can access an NHS dentist
  • Establish what provisions dental practices would need to see included in the next NHS dental contract to enable them to give access to a greater number of patients
  • Develop an effective preventative dental strategy at the national and local levels
  • Learn about the future of dental contract reform and its implications for patient services
  • Establish models for successful commissioning, focussing on availability and value
  • Discuss how to improve the recruitment and retention of dental staff
  • Compare the different models of dental support in England, Wales and Scotland
  • Discuss approaches for addressing the varying levels of NHS dental access between less and more affluent groups
  • Outline steps to ensure vulnerable groups have equal access to NHS dentists

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