Dental patients in A&Es, fourth quarter of 19/20

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Hello,

Please can I request the following information under the Freedom of Information Act:

1) In the period January 1 to March 31, 2020, how many times did patients present at your A&E departments, minor injuries units or walk-in centres with dental health problems? (Please can you state which type(s) of services your response includes)
If you have any specialist facilities for dental treatment, please exclude these.

Of these:
2) Can the numbers please be broken down by type of problem e.g. toothache, abscess/infection, loss of teeth, broken or loose teeth, gum disease/bleeding from the mouth, decay.

3) Of the patients presenting with dental health problems, can the numbers please be broken down by age of the patient e.g. 0-9, 10-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79, 80-89, 90+

If the above request cannot be accommodated within cost limits, please can you provide me with advice and assistance on how I may refine my request.
Kind regards,
Claire Wilde

Freedom of Information, Bolton NHS Foundation Trust

 

 

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Many thanks. I understand completely that you are very busy at this time.

Please only respond to this request when it is safe to do so. I note and completely accept that a response may be delayed.

Kind regards
Claire Wilde

Freedom of Information, Bolton NHS Foundation Trust

1 Atodiad

 

 

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION

 

 

REF:            2020-201

Subject:        Dental patients in A&Es

 

 

 

Dear Sir/Madam,

 

Thank you for your email dated 01^st April 2020 where you requested
information about Dental patients in A&Es.

The information you requested is enclosed.  

 

Please find information attached.

 

 

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