Welsh government's dental promise 'broken'

Kirsty Williams AM, the Liberal Democrats leader in Wales, is accusing the Welsh government of not standing by its promise in 2006 that everyone who wanted to register with an NHS dentist would be able to do so.

She says a lot of people either can't register or are having to travel long distances.

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NHS dentistry not a universal service

A survey of all dental pratices in Wales shows that only 37 per cent are currently accepting new NHS patients.