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1 in 8 in England tested for coronavirus

One in eight people in England have now been tested for coronavirus “at least once” since the Government testing service was launched.

Children with gastro problems should be tested for Covid-19

Researchers have called for children with gastrointestinal symptoms to be tested for Covid-19.

Rapid tests combining Covid and flu detection rolled out

The Government is to begin rolling out the use of two new rapid coronavirus tests in hospitals, care homes and labs from next week.

Boots signs up for asymptomatic testing pilot

Boots UK is taking part in a pilot to assess whether Covid-19 testing is effective for asymptomatic individuals working in certain jobs.

NHS: Pharmacies ‘must ensure Test & Trace does not impact service’

Community pharmacy contractors need to take steps to ensure service provision in their area will not be impacted by the Government’s new Test and Trace scheme, NHS England & Improvement has said.

Exclusive: Day Lewis 'would do Covid testing with Government support'

Day Lewis director Jay Patel says his branches could test the public for coronavirus but only if the government provides support. 

Boots says Covid-19 volunteer testing not commercial

Boots says its attempt to recruit hundreds of volunteers to conduct coronavirus testing was not a commercial activity.

Covid testing website shuts down hours after launch

A website allowing key workers in England to book a Covid-19 test has shut down due to high demand hours after launching.

Better access to Covid testing for pharmacy staff

Community pharmacy workers and their family members will be able to book Covid-19 tests through a new online portal.

Pharmacist arrested for selling Covid-19 tests to public

A Croydon pharmacist has been arrested on suspicion of illegally selling Covid-19 testing kits and had £20,000 seized.

FIP: Governments must offer pharmacists Covid-19 testing

Governments around the world must implement urgent measures to protect pharmacy staff, FIP said. 

MHRA shuts down websites selling ‘bogus’ Covid-19 tests

A number of ‘bogus’ Covid-19 products are being sold on unauthorised websites, the MHRA has warned the public.

Coronavirus testing scheme open to pharmacy staff

Test will be free and available from drive-through locations.

Pharmacies could sell COVID-19 tests to public ‘within days’

Community pharmacies may be able to sell rapid COVID-19 tests to the public within days.

Urgent call for COVID-19 testing for pharmacy staff

People working in pharmacies urgently need access to testing, the sector negotiator in Northern Ireland has said.

HIV transmission rate continues to fall

UK on the way to reaching goal of eliminating HIV transmission by 2030.



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