HC Deb 28 July 1976 vol 916 c309W
Mr. George

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services how many persons there are per National Health Service dentist within the Walsall Area Health Authority; what is currently the national average number of persons per dentist; and how many area health authorities have more persons per dentist than Walsall at present.

Dr. Owen

Based on the number of dentists practising in the general dental services at 30th September 1975 the information is as follows:

Walsall AHA 7,324
England 4,126
AHAs with a number higher than Walsall AHA 3