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Where fluoride is added to water
Health Secretary Alan Johnson has called for fluoride to be added to England's water supplies as a key means of tackling tooth decay.

In some parts of England, fluoride is already added to drinking water. Below is a full list of those areas.

ENGLISH AREAS WITH FLUORIDATION

Strategic Health Authority/ Primary Care Trust % of population with fluoridated water supply
EAST OF ENGLAND SHA  
Bedford PCT 100
WEST MIDLANDS SHA  
Redditch & Bromsgrove PCT 91
North Warwickshire PCT 100
South Warwickshire PCT 68
Rugby PCT 100
South Worcestershire PCT 32
Coventry PCT 85
Castle & Beacon PCT 100
Dudley South PCT 61
South Birmingham PCT 100
Solihull PCT 100
Wednesbury & West Bromwich PCT 100
North Birmingham PCT 100
Rowley Regis & Tipton PCT 100
Wolverhampton City PCT 100
Walsall Area PCT 100
Oldbury & Smethwick PCT 100
East Birmingham PCT 100
Heart of Birmingham PCT 100
Cannock Chase PCT 100
East Staffordshire PCT 100
South West Staffordshire PCT 53
Burntwood, Lichfield & Tamworth PCT 100
EAST MIDLANDS SHA  
West Lincolnshire PCT 100
Bassetlaw PCT 100
Ashfield PCT 100
Mansfield PCT 100
YORKSHIRE & HUMBER SHA  
North Lincolnshire PCT 75
NORTH EAST SHA  
North Tyneside PCT 50 fluoridated, 50 variable/low
Gateshead PCT Virtually 100
Newcastle PCT 100
Hartlepool PCT 100
NORTH WEST SHA  
Central Cheshire PCT 52
West Cumbria PCT 100


SEE ALSO
Anti-fluoride campaigners to meet
17 May 07 |  Isle of Man
Government 'pushes fluoridation'
10 Oct 05 |  UK Politics
Fluoride plan goes down the drain
18 Nov 04 |  Scotland
Deprivation link to tooth decay
20 Dec 04 |  Health

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