§ Mr. Ron Lewis
asked the Minister of Health what is the latest available figure of the ratio of patients to dentists in the Carlisle area; and how this compares with the rest of the country.
§ Mr. Loughlin
The ratio of persons to practitioners providing general dental services in Carlisle at 30th September, 1965 was 3238:1. The ratio for England and Wales was 4566:1.