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Suffolk Health Chief Ashamed of England’s Dental Provision

November 16, 2021
by BBC


A Suffolk health chief said he was “ashamed” of current NHS dental provision in the county.

Availability of NHS dentists has become a problem in the area, with some towns such as Leiston losing surgeries.

Dr Ed Garratt, from the Suffolk and North East Essex Integrated Care System (ICS), said it had become “the biggest issue for our communities.”

The government has said it was working with the NHS to allow more patients to be seen.

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