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National Community Dental Service (CDS) Waiting List Collection 2022-23

On behalf of your NHS England and Improvement regional dental commissioning team, the Community Dental Services (CDS) data collection survey will continue with quarterly collections during 2022-23. Collecting this data will:

  • provide a national picture of waiting times across CDS
  • feed into a wider programme of work looking at backlog of care and the restoration of services
  • feed into the secondary care recovery program

The next four CDS waiting list data collection dates are:

Data collection window CDS data to submit
1 July - 14 July 2022 June 2022
1 October - 14 October 2022 September 2022
1 January - 14 January 2023 December 2022
1 April - 14 April 2023 March 2023

The survey will close at 11:59pm on each closing date.

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: 80KB)