AN ORTHODONTIST practice in Oxford has donated PPE to a local care home.

Oxford Orthodontic Centre in Headington specialises in braces treatment for children and adults.

Staff were concerned about the situation in care homes across the country with front line workers not having enough access to PPE.

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The practice is currently closed however has given gloves, masks and aprons to staff at Albany care home, also in Headington, as well as making up dental hygiene kits for residents.

A staff member from the practice said: "The staff at the home were so appreciative of our gesture and we really felt that the spirit of community is alive and well in Oxford."

The practice was established in 1997 and moved to London Road in 2004.