§ Mr. Chisholm
To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland how many non-exempt patients had dental check-ups in each of the last three years.
§ Mr. Stewart
Information is recorded on individual courses of treatment rather than patients treated. The total number of dental examinations for non-exempt patients is contained in the table.
Number of dental examinations carried out for non-exempt patients in Scotland Year Number of examinations 1990 1,587,607 1991 1,794,750 1992 1,815,098