Guidance: Private providers of coronavirus testing

Department Of Health Details The Department of Health and Social Care is aware of the private sector (non-NHS) providers published on this page who have declared that they meet the governments minimum standards for: Test to Release for international travel domestic COVID-19 testingBoth lists of providers are updated daily, from Monday to Friday. Published 14 December 2020 Last updated 26 January 2021 +show all updates 26 January 2021 Updated list 25 January 2021 Updated both lists of providers. 22 January 2021 Updated both lists of providers. 21 January 2021 Updated both lists of providers. 20 January 2021 Updated both lists of providers. 19 January 2021 Updated both lists…

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Guidance: Liberty Protection Safeguards factsheets

Department Of Health Details Information about the LPS system, which will be replacing the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS).DoLS is the system used to authorise the care or treatment arrangements of an individual who lacks mental capacity to consent to their arrangements. These safeguards apply when a person is deprived of their liberty in a care home or hospital, in England or Wales.More factsheets will be added. Published 27 November 2020 Last updated 26 January 2021 +show all updates 26 January 2021 Added document 'Liberty Protection Safeguards: settings and Responsible Bodies'. 30 November 2020 Added another factsheet attachment: 'Liberty Protection Safeguards: overview of the process'. 27 November 2020…

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Guidance: Test and Trace Support Payment scheme: claiming financial support

Published 12 October 2020 Last updated 25 January 2021 +show all updates 25 January 2021 Updated to delete the 'Background' section as its information was either out of date or is in the 'Eligibility' section. 19 January 2021 Updated 'eligibility' section: you can make a claim for the Test and Trace Support Payment scheme or a discretionary payment up to 28 days after the first day of your period of self-isolation. 24 December 2020 Updated guidance on eligibility for discretionary payments. Added link to look-up tool linking to individual local authority application pages. Added information about application deadline. 11 December 2020 Added information on how contacts identified through…

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Guidance: Great Britain nutrition and health claims (NHC) register

Department Of Health Details The Great Britain nutrition and health claims (NHC) register sets out all authorised and rejected nutrition and health claims.Only authorised claims in the Great Britain NHC register may be used in Great Britain.The annex to the Great Britain NHC register lists health claims authorised on the basis of proprietary (privately owned) data.The register should be used with the guidance on nutrition and health claims on foods. Published 31 December 2020 Last updated 25 January 2021 +show all updates 25 January 2021 Updated the 'Great Britain nutrition and health claims register' to include a new sheet that lists the nutrition claims on the register. 12…

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Guidance: Private providers of coronavirus testing

Department Of Health Details The Department of Health and Social Care is aware of the private sector (non-NHS) providers published on this page who have declared that they meet the governments minimum standards for: Test to Release for international travel domestic COVID-19 testingBoth lists of providers are updated daily, from Monday to Friday. Published 14 December 2020 Last updated 25 January 2021 +show all updates 25 January 2021 Updated both lists of providers. 22 January 2021 Updated both lists of providers. 21 January 2021 Updated both lists of providers. 20 January 2021 Updated both lists of providers. 19 January 2021 Updated both lists of private providers. 18 January…

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Guidance: Test to Release for international travel: minimum standards for testing

Published 24 November 2020 Last updated 22 January 2021 +show all updates 22 January 2021 Updated to include a link to the list of countries with travel bans. 19 January 2021 Added 'including Madeira and the Azores' to the Portugal listing. 19 January 2021 Updated to add the list of countries not eligible for Test to Release. 16 December 2020 Added clarification for providers of test to release on when tests can be provided and administered (section 10: 'Date tests can be provided or administered'). 14 December 2020 Updated guidance to add ISO 15189 under '9. For point of care testing' and to reflect that the 14-day isolation…

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Guidance: Coronavirus (COVID-19): how to self-isolate when you travel to England

Department Of Health Coronavirus (COVID-19): how to self-isolate when you travel to England HTML Details When you arrive in England, you must travel directly to the place where youre staying and self-isolate for 10 days. The 10-day period is counted from the day after you leave the departure country, territory or island.This guidance sets out: who must self-isolate how you should travel to the place where you are self-isolating how to self-isolate support to help you self-isolate what to do if you get coronavirus symptoms Published 3 June 2020 Last updated 22 January 2021 +show all updates 22 January 2021 Updated to include links to the list…

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Guidance: Private providers of coronavirus testing

Department Of Health Details The Department of Health and Social Care is aware of the private sector (non-NHS) providers published on this page who have declared that they meet the governments minimum standards for: Test to Release for international travel domestic COVID-19 testingBoth lists of providers are updated daily, from Monday to Friday. Published 14 December 2020 Last updated 22 January 2021 +show all updates 22 January 2021 Updated both lists of providers. 21 January 2021 Updated both lists of providers. 20 January 2021 Updated both lists of providers. 19 January 2021 Updated both lists of private providers. 18 January 2021 Updated both lists of providers. 15 January…

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Guidance: Coronavirus (COVID-19): providing home care

Department Of Health Details The document brings together guidance for social care staff, registered providers, local authorities and commissioners who support and deliver care to people in their own homes in England.It covers: personal protective equipment clinically extremely vulnerable people and care groups hospital discharge and testing government support for social care information collection and governance Published 22 May 2020 Last updated 22 January 2021 +show all updates 22 January 2021 Added a new document: 'Working with people in their own homes this winter'. 11 January 2021 Updated 'Coronavirus (COVID-19): provision of home care' to reflect the extension of free PPE until the end of June 2021. 6…

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