Tongue-tie: Clinics

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 1st July 2020.

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Photo of Olivia Blake Olivia Blake Labour, Sheffield, Hallam

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the timeframe is for the reopening of tongue-tie clinics.

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

Holding answer received on 17 June 2020

The Chief Executive and Chief Operating Officer of NHS England wrote on 29 April 2020 to confirm arrangements for phasing back health services where local capacity is available. The letter is available at the following link:

https://www.england.nhs.uk/coronavirus/publication/second-phase-of-nhs-response-to-covid-19-letter-from-simon-stevens-and-amanda-pritchard/

For babies with tongue-tie, advice for parents also remains available from a midwife or health visitor.

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