Dental nurses will be exempt from 14 day travel quarantine

The list of those exempt from Quarantine when travelling to the UK can be found in the link below.

To confirm it doesn’t specify and break down healthcare workers by their profession. So dental nurses will also be exempt from the 14 day rule and will need to show proof of registration with a UK regulator as mentioned in the information below, as per official Home Office guidance.

Registered health or care professionals travelling to the UK to provide essential healthcare, including where this is not related to coronavirus.

You’ll need to complete the Public Health passenger locator form before you travel to the UK.

You will not need to self-isolate for 14 days if you are staying in England, Wales or Northern Ireland. You’ll need to self-isolate for 14 days if you are staying in Scotland.

You’ll need to show:

  • you’ll start work within 14 days of your arrival in the UK
  • proof of professional registration with a UK-based regulator
  • an employment contract or letter of confirmation from either an:
    • NHS Trust
    • independent healthcare provider
    • independent social care provider

More information is available here.