Guidance: COVID-19 PCR home test kit instructions

COVID-19 home test: step-by-step guide (adults and children) HTML COVID-19 home test: step-by-step guide PDF, 12.2MB, 13 pages COVID-19 home test: how to test a child PDF, 483KB, 6 pages How to test yourself for coronavirus (COVID-19) at home: easy read PDF, 7.68MB, 18 pages This file may not be suitable for users of assistive technology. Request an accessible format. If you use assistive technology (such as a screen reader) and need aversion of this document in a more accessible format, please email publications@dhsc.gov.uk.Please tell us what format you need. It will help us if you say what assistive technology you use. How to test yourself for…

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Consultation outcome: Calorie labelling for food and drink served outside of the home

This consultation is seeking views on making places that serve food and drink outside of the home show calorie information (calorie labelling).For example, this could include on menus in restaurants, cafes, pubs, coffee shops and takeaways.It also asks for views on: which businesses and products should have to display calorie information what information should be displayed alongside information about calories where this information should be displayed how businesses can put this into practice and whether they will face any issues or obstacles in doing soThe purpose of calorie labelling is to make sure that people have clear and accurate information about the calorie content of the food and…

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Press release: New campaign encourages the nation to keep going and stay at home

Government launches new national campaign encouraging people to keep going and stay at home The new advertising reminds people everything theyre doing is helping stop the spread of the virus As set out in the roadmap, lockdown will begin to lift but it emphasises the need for caution to keep the virus under controlWhile transmission rates decline, vaccines continue to be rolled out and the roadmap out of lockdown has been published, the heartening new campaign is encouraging people to keep going. It acknowledges how difficult lockdown has been but highlights its effectiveness with falling infection rates and successful vaccine roll-out.The campaign will run across TV, radio, out-of-home…

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Guidance: COVID-19 PCR home test kit instructions

COVID-19 home test: step-by-step guide (adults and children) HTML COVID-19 home test: step-by-step guide PDF, 12.2MB, 13 pages COVID-19 home test: how to test a child PDF, 483KB, 6 pages Testing yourself for coronavirus: easy read PDF, 7.68MB, 18 pages This file may not be suitable for users of assistive technology. Request an accessible format. If you use assistive technology (such as a screen reader) and need aversion of this document in a more accessible format, please email publications@dhsc.gov.uk.Please tell us what format you need. It will help us if you say what assistive technology you use. Testing yourself for coronavirus: easy read (without pictures) HTML COVID-19…

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Guidance: COVID-19 PCR home test kit instructions

COVID-19 home test: step-by-step guide (adults and children) HTML COVID-19 home test: step-by-step guide PDF, 12.2MB, 13 pages COVID-19 home test: how to test a child PDF, 483KB, 6 pages Testing yourself for coronavirus: easy read PDF, 7.68MB, 18 pages This file may not be suitable for users of assistive technology. Request an accessible format. If you use assistive technology (such as a screen reader) and need aversion of this document in a more accessible format, please email publications@dhsc.gov.uk.Please tell us what format you need. It will help us if you say what assistive technology you use. Testing yourself for coronavirus: easy read (without pictures) HTML COVID-19…

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Press release: Care home residents to be allowed one visitor as part of cautious easing of lockdown

Visitors to be allowed to hold hands, with tests required before entry and PPE to be worn on site Scheme designed to be the next, cautious step in bringing families back togetherCare home residents will be able to be visited indoors by a single, named individual from 8 March as part of the Prime Ministers roadmap to ease lockdown restrictions.The scheme will allow a single visitor to hold hands indoors with their relative or contact in a care home, and make repeat visits under carefully designed conditions to keep residents, staff and visitors safe.Every resident will have the opportunity to name one individual, who will be required to…

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Press release: COVID-19 home testing kits now easier to order

Home test kits can now be ordered over the phone by calling 119, without needing access to the internet NHS Test and Trace partnership with Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) to improve home testing service for people with visual impairments New video-call support service with specially trained NHS Test and Trace staff will assist people with vision impairments to test at homePeople who do not have access to the internet can now order PCR home testing kits over the phone by calling 119, without needing an email address or any other digital requirement.This means that people without access to the internet or digital services can order…

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Guidance: Testing for coronavirus at home

COVID-19 home test: step-by-step guide (adults and children) HTML Testing yourself for coronavirus: easy read PDF, 13.9MB, 18 pages This file may not be suitable for users of assistive technology. Request an accessible format. If you use assistive technology (such as a screen reader) and need aversion of this document in a more accessible format, please email publications@dhsc.gov.uk.Please tell us what format you need. It will help us if you say what assistive technology you use. COVID-19 home test: step-by-step guide PDF, 12.2MB, 13 pages COVID-19 home test: how to test a child PDF, 483KB, 6 pages COVID-19 home test: step-by-step guide (plain text) Plain text, 14.6KB…

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Guidance: Testing for coronavirus at home

Department Of Health COVID-19 home test: step-by-step guide (adults and children) HTML Testing yourself for coronavirus: easy read PDF, 13.9MB, 18 pages This file may not be suitable for users of assistive technology. Request an accessible format. If you use assistive technology (such as a screen reader) and need aversion of this document in a more accessible format, please email publications@dhsc.gov.uk.Please tell us what format you need. It will help us if you say what assistive technology you use. COVID-19 home test: step-by-step guide PDF, 12.2MB, 13 pages COVID-19 home test: how to test a child PDF, 483KB, 6 pages COVID-19 home test: step-by-step guide for use…

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

Department Of Health Details Please read this guidance with: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 2 February 2021 +show all updates 2 February 2021 Updated 'Coronavirus (COVID-19): provision of home care' to add guidance on vaccinations and the NHS capacity tracker; and to amend the definition of 'home care'. 22 January 2021 Added a new document: 'Working…

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