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Coronavirus: Dental Services

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 21st April 2020.

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Photo of Ben Everitt Ben Everitt Conservative, Milton Keynes North

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what financial support the Government plans to provide to NHS dental practices to allow them to follow new Chief Dental Officer guidance issued as a result of the covid-19 outbreak.

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

Holding answer received on 21 April 2020

NHS England and NHS Improvement issued guidance setting out arrangements for National Health Service dental care during the pandemic period and the financial support being put in place for NHS dental contract holders and those working on NHS dental contracts. The intention is that as far as possible remuneration levels are unaffected. The full guidance 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

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