Dentistry in Newcastle & Gateshead

Health and Social Care Committee inquiry into
NHS Dentistry Submission

Healthwatch Gateshead and Healthwatch Newcastle listen to the views and experiences of the local community through a variety of different engagement and outreach activities. As part of this engagement work, barriers and access to dental services were highlighted as areas of concern by the public. This insight prompted Healthwatch Gateshead and Healthwatch Newcastle to undertake projects looking at the barriers to access and inequalities related to the availability of NHS dentistry. With engagement between March 2020 and December 2021, the projects ran adjacent to one another across the two Healthwatch. Seventy-one residents in Newcastle and 147 residents in Gateshead shared their experiences. Read the full report here : - 


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