Horizon scanning report: Dental - Informing medical and dental student intakes
A report for the dental section of the project A strategic review of the future healthcare workforce: informing medical and dental student intakes.
It is intended for all stakeholders and interested parties who would like to understand what is in and out of scope of this work.
It provides a starting point to consider factors that may influence the requirements, numbers and proportions of the future dental workforce.
The information in this report is based on interviews with 14 experts, complemented by secondary research where possible, who were asked to consider the possible technological, economic, environmental, political, social and ethical influences of the following question:
Thinking up to the year 2040, what factors will influence:
- requirements of the future dental workforce?
- future dental workforce numbers and proportions?