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Apply for the remote areas allowance

Published on 20 August 2021

The remote areas allowance is designed to reward dentists who carry out general dental services in remote areas.

Check if you qualify

To qualify for the remote areas allowance, you must:

  • be named on a dental list
  • provide general dental services in an area that has less than 0.5 people per hectare

Payment details

The remote areas allowance is paid annually up to a maximum of £9,000 per year.

Payment is calculated based on the proportion of NHS earnings to total earnings.

Apply now

Download and complete the GP215 claim form or request one from your local NHS board to apply for the remote areas allowance.