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Your spotlight on local services

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Everyone should be able to access good quality NHS dental services. Take a look at our top ten tips to help you get the most out of your next dental appointment.

Need more advice?

NHS Choices has a range of information on using dental services, including:

Tell us if your dentist is meeting your expectations

We contributed to a recent Healthwatch England report, Access to NHS Dental Serviceswhich highlights some of the issues people face when accessing dental services. If you have an experience you would like to share please contact us.

Your feedback did make a difference! 

Previously you told us about the difficulty you faced trying to register with NHS dentists. We shared this feedback with NHS England to highlight gaps in provision. This contributed to an increase in services for over 800 new patients in Shrewsbury and Market Drayton. To read more about the actions we have taken as a result of your feedback go to our 'You Said, We Did' page.



Prevention is a priority!

The national One You campaign, supported by the public health team at Shropshire Council will help adults across the county to stay well for as long as possible. The campaign, led by Public Health England, aims to help adults avoid future diseases caused by modern lifestyles, doubling the chances of being healthy at 70 and beyond.


Contact Us

Healthwatch gives people a powerful voice locally and nationally.

Local Healthwatch work to help people get the best out of their local health and social care services. With the aim of ensuring that patients and the public are at the heart of decisions about service delivery, improvement and change.

Contact the team on:


You Said, We Did 

How sharing your feedback with us has made a difference.

Click here for information about NHS Future Fit


cid:image003.png@01D008C0.8B560D80 Healthwatch Shropshire is now a local member of the DAA