NHS staff can continue to order free lateral flow Covid-19 tests from the government website
The Digital Read Service offers a more accurate reading of your COVID-19 LFT results.
In order to ensure that all practices have sufficient supplies of Lateral Flow Tests, we are arranging for a courier to drop off a contingency supply of these testing kits to every practice in the next few days.
A reminder of the process to follow if you are a contact of a positive Covid-19 case, plus twice weekly lateral flow testing for all primary care staff.
An amended COVID-19 test kit distribution service will begin from 4 October. As part of the changes, people will be asked to register on www.gov.uk or via 119 for a collect code to pick up test kits.
In order to prepare for 11 November, when the new regulations come into force, you will need to take a number of actions
SOP and FAQs
Asymptomatic staff testing remains an important component of infection prevention and control, which all organisations and staff should adhere to.
The way that NHS staff across all primary care contractor groups (medical, dental, optometry and community pharmacy) order lateral flow device (LFD) tests is changing.
We are writing to inform you of important changes to the NHS staff asymptomatic COVID-19 testing programme.
It is important that we protect all patients and NHS healthcare workers, vaccinated or not, by ensuring that all NHS healthcare workers continue to maintain regular asymptomatic testing
On 30 March, the revised Standard operating procedure: Usage of lateral flow devices for asymptomatic staff testing at vaccination sites document was published.