|Health - Fifth Report|
Here you can browse the report together with the Proceedings of the Committee. The published report was ordered by the House of Commons to be printed 23 June 2008.
Terms of Reference
2 General Dental Services 1948-2006
Changes to the system, 1948-2006
Oral health of the nation
The case for change
3 The new dental contract and other arrangements: are they working?
The key aspects of the new system
Commissioning by PCTs
Remuneration of dentists
Are the new arrangements working?
The patient experience
Is patient access improving?
The number of complex treatments
NHS commissioning capacity and capability
The role of PCTs
Allocation of funding
PCT commissioning capability
Data collection on dental health needs
The role of Strategic Health Authorities
The working lives of dentists and orthodontists
Changing the system of dentists' remuneration: Units of Dental Activity
Conclusion: is the new contract working?
4 Trouble ahead?
Dentists trained overseas
5 Recommendations for improving dental services
Revisions to the new contract
The future of NHS dental services
Dental services which should be provided by the NHS
Conclusions and recommendations
List of written evidence
List of further written evidence
Reports from the Health Committee
Oral and Written Evidence
Thursday 7 February 2008
Thursday 21 February 2008
Thursday 28 February 2008
Thursday 6 March 2008