Dental Services

Cabinet Office written question – answered on 11th June 2020.

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Photo of Judith Cummins Judith Cummins Labour, Bradford South

To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, if he will include dentists and dental workers as key workers on the gov.uk website.

Photo of Penny Mordaunt Penny Mordaunt Paymaster General

Guidance on the provision of education for the children of certain critical workers can be found here:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-maintaining-educational-provision/guidance-for-schools-colleges-and-local-authorities-on-maintaining-educational-provision

This guidance has been updated to reflect the decision to move forward with the wider opening of education and childcare settings. It is already the case that dentists and dental workers would be eligible for the support if the role they are undertaking is required to maintain the UK’s health and social care sector.

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