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National Community Dental Service (CDS) Waiting List Collection

On behalf of your NHS England and Improvement regional dental commissioning team the data collection survey for September 2021 data will open on Friday 1 October.

Collecting this data will provide a national picture of waiting times across CDS. The data we collect from you will feed into a wider programme of work looking at backlog of care and the restoration of services.

The next three CDS waiting list data collection dates are:

CDS waiting list data collected for

Data collection window opens

Data collection window closes

September 2021

1 October 2021

 31 October 2021

December 2021

1 January 2022

 31 January 2022

March 2022

1 April 2022

 30 April 2022

An invitation to action this will be sent from

A unique link will be provided in each email for your contract(s) and you will receive one invitation for each contract where you have been nominated as the appropriate contact. Please check that you are using the correct link for each contract when submitting your data.

CDS survey guidance (PDF: 75KB)