Health Service in England returns to its highest level of emergency preparedness

The Office of the Chief Dental Officer, England, have circulated an update letter from Professor Keith Willett, NHS National Director for Emergency Planning and Incident Response, confirming that in response to increasing coronavirus infections the Health Service in England will return to its highest level of emergency preparedness, Incident Level 4, from 00.01 tomorrow, 5 November 2020. This latest update can be viewed here.

For all dental teams the information contained in the OCDO Bulletin published on the 2 Nov 2020 and SOPs published on the 27 Oct 2020 remain extant.