The BMA has published guidance to inform GPs of their obligations to patients either requesting emergency dental treatment or asking for an NHS prescription for drugs recommended by private or NHS dentists. It is aimed at all GP’s including out of hours practitioners. The guidance can be accessed at:
More information on how to access local dental services, including urgent dental services, can be accessed via the following links:
Patients living in the BaNES area are advised to call NHS111 for advice if they do not have a dentist.