NHS dental funding boost

NEWS: The Gainsborough Standard
NEWS: The Gainsborough Standard

More people across Lincolnshire will have access to an NHS dentist thanks to £595,000 of extra funding, say officials

NHS Lincolnshire secured the additional funding from the Department of Health which will help to increase capacity at up to twenty NHS dental practices who express an interest .

Head of Contracting for NHS Lincolnshire Di Pegg said: “We are delighted to create more NHS dental appointments for up to 11,000 more people.”

“Don’t put off going for a check-up at the dentist. Detecting problems early can mean they’re easier to treat.

For information on NHS dental services call 01522 515386.