NHS staff isolating at home will get first coronavirus tests

NHS staff who are isolating at home because somebody in their house is ill will be among the first health workers tested for Covid-19 in the hope they can return to work.

Amanda Pritchard, NHS England’s chief operating officer and Professor Stephen Powis, NHS England’s national medical director,have written to NHS trusts to say testing capacity is ‘now increasing’ and setting out the priorities for testing staff.

NHS England chief executive Sir Simon Stevens has said...
source: Metro

2020-03-30 13:47
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