On Saturday the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, Robert Jenrick, announced a further £1.6 billion in funding to support local authorities delivering essential frontline services during the Covid-19 pandemic.
The Government took the decision to suspend all routine face-to-face dental care appointments to allow more people to stay at home and away from others. However, urgent dental care for the minority of cases that require it will be available.
On Sunday night the Queen addressed the nation. I hope her message of calm at a time of real fear and concern will have brought encouragement, reassurance and comfort to many during this difficult time of isolation.