Sir: Your report "NHS dentist earns pounds 604,000" (15 January) quotes Gordon Prentice MP: "The town where I live [Barnoldswick] doesn't have a single NHS dentist."
Mr Prentice seems to have forgotten that NHS dentistry is still available at this surgery here in Barnoldswick. We have more than 5,000 active NHS- registered patients and despite the antics of politicians - reduced registration period from two years to 15 months and reduction in items of treatment available - we will continue to strive to provide a quality NHS dental service.
PAUL H HADFIELD
Barnoldswick, LancashireReuse content