Useful resources

The position regarding COVID-19 continues to change. Our advice is to stay up to date with the latest guidance from relevant government departments and agencies. See below for links to some of the relevant websites across the four nations.

GDC guidance

GDC: COVID-19 - latest guidance

Infection prevention and control recommendations

COVID-19: Guidance for the remobilisation of services within health and care settings

COVID-19: Infection prevention and control dental appendix

FGDP: Implications of COVID-19 for the safe management of general dental practice

COVID-19 guidance for England

Following the Prime Minister's announcement that England will enter a period of further national restrictions until 2 December. Sara Hurley, Chief Dental Officer England confirmed in her NHS dentistry and oral health update on 2 November that NHS dental services can stay open. During the period of tighter restrictions in England, practices should remain open to treat patients in line with the standard operating procedures with regard to the recently updated national infection prevention control.

NHS England's COVID-19 advice

COVID-19 guidance for Scotland

Scottish dental

COVID-19 guidance for Wales

The Welsh government's advice on COVID-19

COVID-19 guidance for Northern Ireland

HSC Business Services Organisation - key dental advice

Need more advice? See all of our coronavirus dento-legal guidance.

This page was correct at publication on 05/11/2020. Any guidance is intended as general guidance for members only. If you are a member and need specific advice relating to your own circumstances, please contact one of our advisers.