Emergency Dental Patients in A&E in Wales, December 2022 to June 2023

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Dear Powys Teaching Health Board,

1. In the period 1st December 2022 to 30th June 2023, how many times did patients present at your general emergency/urgent care services with dental problems? Please can you state whether the response solely relates to major A&Es or whether any minor injury units have been included too? If you have any specialist facilities for dental treatment, please exclude these.

2. Provide a breakdown of this figure down by:
2a. Type of problem e.g. toothache, abscess/infection, loss of teeth, broken or loose teeth, gum disease/bleeding from the mouth, decay etc.

2b. The ages of the patients e.g. 0-9, 10-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79, 80-89, 90+.

2c. The gender of the patients.

Yours faithfully,

Lucy Jones

Powys FOI (PTHB), Powys Teaching Health Board

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