Research and analysis: Liverpool COVID-19 community testing pilot: interim evaluation report summary

The report published by the University of Liverpool on 23 December 2020 presents early findings to help policymakers with similar approaches to COVID-19 testing.The report was led by the University of Liverpool, alongside researchers from NHS Test and Trace, Joint Biosecurity Centre, Public Health England and Office for National Statistics.A more detailed report will be published early in 2021. Source link

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Press release: Pilot for family members to get regular testing for safer care home visits

Care homes across Hampshire, Cornwall and Devon will pioneer the new system which will see a designated visitor given access to tests Around 20 care homes will be included in the trial before a wider roll-out in DecemberFamily members or friends of those living in care homes will be given regular testing to reunite them with their loved ones in care homes as a new pilot launches on Monday (16 November 2020).The pilot is taking place in around 20 care homes across Hampshire, Cornwall and Devon from Monday and will be rolled out more widely in December in time for Christmas.Regular testing will be offered to one family…

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Press release: Pilot for family members to get regular testing for safer care home visits

Care homes across Hampshire, Cornwall and Devon will pioneer the new system which will see a designated visitor given access to tests Around 20 care homes will be included in the trial before a wider roll-out in DecemberFamily members or friends of those living in care homes will be given regular testing to reunite them with their loved ones in care homes as a new pilot launches on Monday (16 November 2020).The pilot is taking place in around 20 care homes across Hampshire, Cornwall and Devon from Monday and will be rolled out more widely in December in time for Christmas.Regular testing will be offered to one family…

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Press release: Liverpool to be regularly tested for coronavirus in first whole city testing pilot

Prime Minister announces new whole city testing approach to launch in Liverpool from Friday with hundreds of thousands of new, rapid turnaround tests deployed all residents and workers will be offered repeat COVID-19 testing, even if asymptomatic, to find more positive cases and break chains of transmission tests to be provided through a partnership between Liverpool City Council, NHS Test and Trace and Ministry of Defence, with logistical support from Armed Forces personnelEveryone living or working in Liverpool will now be offered COVID-19 testing, whether they have symptoms or not, in the first pilot of whole city testing in England made possible by the dramatic increase in testing…

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Breast screening: assistant practitioner pilot report

PHE undertook this pilot to assess the option of using assistant practitioners to work at remote breast screening sites with remote radiographic supervision. This was to provide more service flexibility and address workforce capacity issues. The report outlines the planning, implementation and results of the pilot. Contact the PHE Screening helpdesk with any queries about this publication, making sure you include its full title. Source link

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