Dental Services: Protective Clothing

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 31st July 2020.

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Photo of Lord Hunt of Kings Heath Lord Hunt of Kings Heath Labour

To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the additional costs imposed on dental surgeries that will need to purchase personal protective equipment in order to reopen.

Photo of Lord Hunt of Kings Heath Lord Hunt of Kings Heath Labour

To ask Her Majesty's Government whether the NHS will cover the additional costs imposed on dental surgeries that will need to purchase personal protective equipment in order to reopen, for (1) NHS practices, and (2) mixed NHS and private practices.

Photo of Lord Hunt of Kings Heath Lord Hunt of Kings Heath Labour

To ask Her Majesty's Government what support is available to dental surgeries to offset any additional costs of personal protective equipment, and to compensate for reduced patient numbers following the COVID-19 pandemic.

Photo of Lord Bethell Lord Bethell The Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Health and Social Care

To provide a more comprehensive response to a number of outstanding Written Questions, this has been answered by an information factsheet PPE - note for House of Lords which is attached, due to the size of the data. A copy has also been placed in the Library.

PPE information factsheet (PDF Document, 128.6 KB)

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