NHS dentistry access delays: ‘I pulled 11 of my own teeth out’

By Emma Baugh, Ian Barmer and Mike LigginsBBC Look East Image source, Martin Giles/BBC The Covid pandemic has left dental practices with severe backlogs of patients needing appointments, and dentists are saying they are being forced to take on more private work to survive. How bad is the current situation in dental care? ‘I’ve lost … Read more

Truss replaces Raab in reshuffle as Zahawi gets education role following Williamson’s exit – UK politics live

Children and young people have had a tough time during this pandemic and I’ll be listening to them and their families as we accelerate our work to build back better and fairer. From my own experience, I know what a beacon of opportunity this country can be and I want all children, young people and … Read more

NHS pressure key factor for winter measures – Javid

There will be “no single trigger” for reimposing some coronavirus restrictions during winter, the health secretary says. Sajid Javid told BBC Breakfast: “We don’t want to get to the position ever again where there’s unsustainable pressure on the NHS so it’s not able to see people in the usual way when it needs to, particularly … Read more