OCDO England latest statement regarding recent government Covid-19 updates

The Office of the Chief Dental Officer England issued the below statement last night. This is following an announcement made on Sunday by the Prime Minister regarding coronavirus and nationwide restrictions.

Yesterday evening (10 May 2020) the Prime Minister announced the conditional plan to ease restrictions. All dental guidance and Standard Operating Procedures currently in force remain unchanged. The temporary cessation of routine dentistry addresses the safety of patients and of dental teams as well as supporting the publich health measures required to slow community transmission of COVID-19. This advice has not changed.

We will be updating you with the latest information and changes relating directly to primary dental teams and dental nurses, including any operational changes however, at this moment in time, the above statement advises that the advice originally given to dental practices about safety measures and procedures has not changed.

Should you have any questions or concerns, please email us at enquiries@badn.org.uk