Dental Wait List Hope

June 19, 2024 4:57 pm in by

More funding for public dental care will make headway on a long waiting list, according to the state government.

An Auditor General report shows there were 15,000 on the general dental care waiting list last year, with a median wait time for patients at nearly four years.

Health Minister and member for Lyons Guy Barnett telling parliament, it’s being addressed.

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“Our government delivered a policy at the last election of four million dollars for an additional 20,000 dental appointments into the community, I have considered that report carefully and that’s why we will deliver on our promises.”