HC Deb 20 January 1949 vol 460 c40W
11. Mr. Proctor

asked the Minister of Health if he will now make a statement regarding the refusal of some members of the dental profession to give emergency treatment to patients, except as private patients; and what action he proposes to take.

Mr. Bevan

A simplified procedure is being devised to assist dentists to deal expeditiously with emergency cases. The dental organisations have also been asked to arrange with dentists in the National Health Service to reserve a short period daily to deal with emergency cases.

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