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MPs call for overhaul of dentists' pay

BMJ 2001; 322 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.322.7289.756/f (Published 31 March 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;322:756
  1. Zosia Kmietowicz
  1. London

    The current system used to pay dentists in the United Kingdom should be overhauled to allow the public better access to dental care and to encourage dentists to adopt more preventive treatment strategies, a report from the House of Commons health select committee has said.

    Too little is being done to prevent dentists leaving the NHS in droves, claimed the report, the …

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