Information on the number of patients seen by an national health service dentist in the previous 24 months as a percentage of the population is available in Table E4 of Annex 3 of the ‘NHS Dental Statistics for England: 2008/09’ report. Information is provided by primary care trust and strategic health authority in England and is available at quarterly intervals, from 31 March 2006 to 30 June 2009.
This report, published on 19 August 2009, has already been placed in the Library and is also available on the NHS Information Centre website at:
As the report indicated, the terms of the review did not extend to formal reporting on the visits. Departmental officials who were members of the review group have seen any notes taken. The Postgraduate Medical Education and Training Board is an independent regulatory body.