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The Public Dental Service Association of Great Britain Ltd. National Health Insurance scale of fees and conditions of service. Approved for operation 1st October 1926 to 6th July 1930. Single sheet folded with two holes punched down left hand side.
The 1911 National Insurance Act provided health insurance for employed people earning the minimum wag. Dependents and self employed people were excluded. The individual and their employer paid for the scheme through weekly contributions. The scheme was administered through Approved Insurance Societies. Dental treatments were only allowed when the societies had surplus funds. The first surpluses for dental treatment were available in 1922. The Public Dental Service Association of Great Britain Ltd (PDSA) was established in 1923 to represent all dentists practising under the scheme. The PDSA merged with the Incorporated Dental Society and the BDA under the BDA umbrella in 1949 after the establishment of the NHS.
Public Dental Service Association of Great Britain Ltd 1.10.1926