COVID-19 testing policy update – changes to NHS use cases

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The government, acting upon advice from the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA), published the approach to testing and surveillance for COVID-19 from 1 April 2023. The approach contains some changes to NHS use cases for patients and for staff.

This letter sets out the operational requirements from the NHS to deliver UKHSA’s advice in
relation to staff and patient testing.



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Published 31 March 2023.