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COVID-19 testing in periods of low prevalence
This letter sets out our approach to delivering UKHSA’s advice in relation to staff and patient testing. We will keep these arrangements under review along with our partners at UKHSA.
Published 24 August 2022.
Novel coronavirus (COVID-19) standard operating procedure: symptomatic and asymptomatic staff testing
This guidance reflects the changes to the UK Health Security Agency’s COVID-19: management of staff and exposed patients or residents in health and social care settings guidance.
Published 26 April 2022.
Living with COVID-19 – testing update
Letter setting out the approach to delivering the UK Health Security Agency’s (UKHSA) advice in relation to staff and patient testing.
Published 30 March 2022.
Public Health England provision of SARSCoV-2 genotyping and sequencing services for the NHS FAQs
Frequently asked questions about SARSCoV-2 genotyping and sequencing services.
Published 25 May 2021.
Asymptomatic staff testing for COVID-19 in the independent sector
How to roll out lateral flow testing for staff who provide NHS services in the independent sector.
Updated 29 April 2021.
Asymptomatic staff testing for COVID-19 for primary care staff
Guidance on the use of lateral flow testing by primary care staff.
Updated 29 June 2021.
Asymptomatic staff testing for COVID-19
Guidance for all lateral flow tests ordered from 5 July 2021 from GOV.UK, and for staff at vaccination sites.
Updated 8 September 2021.