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Data Provider: Welsh Government National Statistics Units of Dental Activity by treatment band, patient type, local health board and quarter
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WalesBetsi Cadwaladr230,158240,626248,682263,301982,768235,289230,414241,320251,051958,075226,897231,222458,119
Hywel Dda112,762114,435112,360118,009457,566113,280107,589116,248127,622464,739109,513112,446221,959
Abertawe Bro Morgannwg212,645219,222223,481250,547905,895216,746220,772226,642249,586913,746...
Swansea Bay..........148,147155,938304,085
Cwm Taf120,707127,276134,916150,051532,950126,466126,259133,213146,778532,716...
Cwm Taf Morgannwg..........181,035185,353366,388
Aneurin Bevan233,528236,531241,435275,644987,138239,806240,986248,372273,5461,002,711230,403237,460467,863
Cardiff and Vale186,988199,234203,313228,797818,332190,245193,491200,435228,437812,609192,391193,871386,262


Units of Dental Activity by treatment band, patient type, local health board and quarter

Last update
12 February 2020 12 February 2020

Next update
May 202

Publishing organisation
Welsh Government

Source 1
Dental Services, NHS Business Services Authority

Contact email

National Statistics

Lowest level of geographical disaggregation
Local health boards

Geographical coverage

Languages covered
English only

Data licensing
You may use and re-use this data free of charge in any format or medium, under the terms of the Open Government License - see

General description
The information presented here shows NHS activity by quarter.
"Units of Dental Activity. This is the technical term used in the new NHS Dental Contract regulations to describe weighted claims for treatment. They refer to the whole claim, not just individual items. The list below shows the weighting for each of the treatment category bands and is used to calculate the treatment claims by band figures.
Band 1 1.0
Band 2 3.0
Band 3 12.0
Band 1 urgent 1.2
Arrest of bleeding 1.2
Bridge repair 1.2
Denture repair 1.0
Prescription issue 0.8
Removal of sutures 1.0
A UDA of 0.75 for prescription issue was removed from 1 November 2012."

Data collection and calculation
The data is derived from dental activity forms submitted for payment and processed by NHS Business Services Authority Dental Services.

Frequency of publication

Data reference periods
Data are shown from April - June 2009 to July - September 2020

Users, uses and context
Please find this information in the related statistical publication, as per given weblink.

Rounding applied

Revisions information
Data are revised at end of year reconciliation.

Statistical quality
Please find this information in the related statistical publication, as per given weblink.

NHS dental services:

Dental; NHS Dental; Units of Dental Activity; UDAs; Treatment band