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Review into Island's dental service published

Sat, 26 Feb 2011

A review into the Island's salaried dental service has praised staff, and highlighted areas where improvements can be made.


The report by Dr Iain Pretty from Manchester University recommends finding alternative providers and expanding the special care dentistry service to vulnerable and hard to reach groups.


The Department of Health, which provides the service, has had problems recruiting dentists.


However, Health Minister David Anderson says waiting lists are shorter than in previous years [play clip]



  • David Anderson MHK

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