NHS to provide 100,000 in-house tests a day to combat staff shortages

Under the ramped-up “Pillar One” system, 96 NHS labs working as part of 26 regional networks will offer the 100,000 daily tests to patients and staff. It was reported on Tuesday that the Department of Health, via NHS Test and Trace, will fund the increase, but that trusts will have to pay for any additional […]

NHS Test and Trace boss sent daughter to school with sore throat

Those without symptoms should not be seeking tests, even if they have come into contact with a person who later tests positive for Covid, said the former TalkTalk chief executive. “All of us can play a role in making sure that we only come forward for a test if...