Policy paper: Coronavirus (COVID-19): Jobs with testing travel exemptions

Some people do not have to take a test for COVID-19 on or before day 2 or after day 8 of quarantine following international travel.Different exemptions apply to international arrivals who have been in red list countries (from where travel direct to the UK is currently banned) and amber list countries from where travel is not banned) within the previous 10 days.All children under 5 are exempt from testing. Source link

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Policy paper: COVID-19: Jobs with testing travel exemptions

Some people do not have to take a test for COVID-19 on or before day 2 or after day 8 of quarantine following international travel.Different exemptions apply to international arrivals who have been in red list countries (from where travel direct to the UK is currently banned) and amber list countries from where travel is not banned) within the previous 10 days.All children under 5 are exempt from testing. Source link

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Policy paper: COVID-19 vaccination uptake plan

This plan sets out the governments approach to making sure everyone has the opportunity to get vaccinated, the information they need to make an informed decision, and that no one is left behind.The plan emphasises the importance of partnership working and national approaches to enable and support local experts and tackle the barriers that some communities face in taking up the offer of a vaccine. Source link

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Policy paper: Working together to improve health and social care for all

Integration and innovation: working together to improve health and social care for all (web version) Ref: ISBN 978-1-5286-2407-7, CP 381 PDF, 510KB, 80 pages Order a copy 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. Integration and innovation: working together to improve health and social care for all (print version) Ref: ISBN 978-1-5286-2407-7, CP 381 PDF, 3.53MB, 76 pages…

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Policy paper: Community testing | GovWire News

Department Of Health Details Community asymptomatic testing is a major new tool to help identify and isolate individuals who have COVID-19 but do not have symptoms and may inadvertently be spreading the virus.Alongside the deployment of tests to NHS front-line staff, social care and other critical settings, testing of asymptomatic individuals within the community can help suppress COVID-19 and offer communities a direct route out of the toughest restrictions. Published 26 November 2020 Last updated 11 February 2021 +show all updates 11 February 2021 Added a link to find out if your area offers rapid asymptomatic LFD testing. 10 February 2021 Added to the list of community testing…

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Policy paper: Medicines and Medical Devices Bill: overarching documents

Medicines and Medical Devices Bill: impact assessment PDF, 547KB, 43 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. Illustrative draft statutory instruments PDF, 882KB, 24 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…

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Research and analysis: NERVTAG paper on COVID-19 variant of concern B.1.1.7

Some preliminary analyses have been undertaken which show that there may be an increase in the severity of disease associated with this new variant, B.1.1.7.There are some important limitations to the data on which these analyses are based. A relatively small number of people were included in the analyses and from a small number of settings, so more data is being collected and the position will become clearer over the coming weeks.See information on NERVTAG. Source link

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Policy paper: Medicines and Medical Devices Bill: overarching documents

Medicines and Medical Devices Bill: impact assessment PDF, 547KB, 43 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. Illustrative draft statutory instruments PDF, 882KB, 24 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…

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