Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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Coronavirus (COVID-19):

In line with the latest Government and NHS England advice, our NHS IMOS (Intermediate Minor Oral Surgery) Services are now on hold (no appointments will be offered until further notice).

During this time, your general dental practitioner (GDP) will be able to provide remote service, wherever possible treating with: advice, analgesia and antimicrobial means where appropriate.

Local urgent dental care (UDC) hubs are set up by the NHS for patients in need of urgent treatments. These will be accessed by your GDP and in the meantime you should AVOID attending A&E.

Please follow Government advice of staying at home and keep social distancing.

The general clinical case definition for COVID-19 has been updated. Everyone, including health and social care workers, should self-isolate if they develop a new continuous cough or fever or loss of/ change in smell or taste. The individual’s household should also self-isolate for 14 days as per the current guidelines and the individual should stay at home for 7 days, or longer if they still have symptoms other than cough or loss of sense of smell or taste.

We are advising those who are at increased risk of severe illness from coronavirus (COVID-19) to be particularly stringent in following social distancing measures.

This group includes those who are:

You can use this link to find out more about Government advice.

Updated 19th May 2020