COVID-19 Advice for Oral Medicine Departments

Resources

Faculty of Dental Surgery Guidance for COVID-19 Recovery Phase

The Oral Medicine guidance that was drawn up in collaboration with BISOM fellows and members has been placed on the FDS website (https://www.rcseng.ac.uk/dental-faculties/fds/coronavirus/#guidance). The aim of this guidance is to encourage a consistent approach to the provision of Oral Medicine care within all dental settings while recognising the challenges that the COVID-19 pandemic presents.

The guides are intended to assist oral health care professionals in triaging and managing patients and should be used in conjunction with national guidance relating to good practice and infection prevention and control.

Guidance is available online for EnglandScotlandWales & Northern Ireland.

NICE Guidance

NICE – Rapid Guidelines & Evidence Summaries

NICE – Infection Prevention & Control

Managing patients on immunosuppressant therapy

We are aware that members of BISOM are receiving enquiries relating to patients taking immunosuppressant therapy and the risk of COVID-19 (coronavirus) infection. BISOM advises members to refer to the guidance provided by our affiliated medical specialties:

The British Society for Rheumatology

The British Association of Dermatologists


BISOM will continue to monitor this evolving situation and issue further advice if necessary.

 



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