Norfolk & Waveney clinics

How to Refer

CDS in Norfolk and Waveney accept referrals for patients with additional needs requiring care under sedation or general anaesthesia.

Guidance recommends that referrals for this specialist service should only come from general dental practitioners (GDP).

There is help available for your service user, who may require your support, to find a Dentist in their local area at https://www.nhs.uk/ Once on the site, click on the ‘find a dentist’ tab. Type the residential location of the service user to find a local dentist and click find. It is recommended that you call the Dental Surgery directly to check if they have availability, as the website is not a live page and the information may not be accurate at that point in time.

We want to reassure you that Norfolk & Waveney ICB and Community Dental Services CIC work very closely together and with the wider dental community to ensure that access to dental treatment for patients that require the Special Care Dentistry Service is as easy as possible.

If a service user has any issues with access to a Dental Surgery or the new referral criteria, please contact NHS England and NHS Improvement – East on England on 0300 311 2233 or email england.contactus@nhs.net

If you are a referring GDP, please use the Referral Form below, which you can send by secure email to cdsnorfolk.referrals@nhs.net or by post, and advise your patient where our services are available.