Coronavirus: Dental Services

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 14th April 2020.

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Photo of Alex Cunningham Alex Cunningham Shadow Minister (Justice)

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what guidance he has issued to dental health professionals on protecting themselves at work from covid-19.

Photo of Jo Churchill Jo Churchill The Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Health and Social Care

Holding answer received on 23 March 2020

The latest guidance for dental health professionals is available at the following link:

https://www.england.nhs.uk/coronavirus/wp-content/uploads/sites/52/2020/03/issue-3-preparedness-letter-for-primary-dental-care-25-march-2020.pdf

This guidance includes information on how dental health professionals should protect themselves at work from COVID-19.

Previous guidance was issued on 20 March which also has information on how to access personal protection equipment and is available at the following link:

https://www.england.nhs.uk/coronavirus/wp-content/uploads/sites/52/2020/03/Issue-2-Preparedness-letter-for-primary-dental-care-20-March-2020.pdf

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