Care homes are waiting up to THREE WEEKS weeks to get their coronavirus test results

Care homes are waiting up to three weeks to get their coronavirus test results, it was claimed today as the UK’s swabbing fiasco continues.  The Government had promised to get carers swabbed every week, and residents every 28 days, so new cases could be detected quickly and isolated. But the ‘world-leading’ testing system is failing … Read more Care homes are waiting up to THREE WEEKS weeks to get their coronavirus test results

Coronavirus UK: Bournemouth pensioner offered test 1000 MILES away

A pensioner with underlying health conditions was stunned when he was told to travel 500 miles for a coronavirus test. Stephen Feltham, 73, a type two diabetic with high blood pressure, hoped to book an appointment at his nearest test centre in Poole in Dorset. But he was told there was no availability for him … Read more Coronavirus UK: Bournemouth pensioner offered test 1000 MILES away

Gorton woman BLOCKS Test and Trace after 45 positive test calls

Mother-of-six, 38, has to BLOCK Test and Trace from phoning after they called FORTY-FIVE times when she and five others in her home tested positive – warning each person had been in contact with everyone else Kathryn Beardow’s family self-isolated after six of them tested got coronavirus NHS Test and Trace initially called her each … Read more Gorton woman BLOCKS Test and Trace after 45 positive test calls

NHS hospitals warn test and trace system is NOT ready for the enormous demands of winter

The body which represents NHS hospital trusts says the test and trace systems in England isn’t ready for the enormous demands of winter. NHS Providers is calling for testing capacity to be quadrupled within three months, a dramatic improvement on turnaround times and a clear plan for regular testing of health workers, according to the … Read more NHS hospitals warn test and trace system is NOT ready for the enormous demands of winter

NHS hospitals warn test and trace system is NOT ready for the enormous demands of winter

The body which represents NHS hospital trusts says the test and trace systems in England isn’t ready for the enormous demands of winter. NHS Providers is calling for testing capacity to be quadrupled within three months, a dramatic improvement on turnaround times and a clear plan for regular testing of health workers, according to the … Read more NHS hospitals warn test and trace system is NOT ready for the enormous demands of winter

Matt Hancock’s track and trace app blocks all NHS test results

The new coronavirus tracing app was hit by another fiasco last night after it blocked tens of thousands of users from logging their test results. The app asks users to input a special pin code when they receive their results. But humiliatingly for the Government, only those tested privately for Covid actually received the code. … Read more Matt Hancock’s track and trace app blocks all NHS test results

NHS Covid-19 app ‘bug’ refuses to let users enter negative test results

NHS Covid-19 app ‘bug’ refuses to let users enter negative test results and insists they stay in 14-day quarantine App tells users to self-isolate if they alert it to any coronavirus-like symptoms But if they fail to book a test through the app they then cannot enter the results This means they are unable to … Read more NHS Covid-19 app ‘bug’ refuses to let users enter negative test results

NHS Covid-19 app ‘bug’ refuses to let users enter negative test results

NHS Covid-19 app ‘bug’ refuses to let users enter negative test results and insists they stay in 14-day quarantine App tells users to self-isolate if they alert it to any coronavirus-like symptoms But if they fail to book a test through the app they then cannot enter the results This means they are unable to … Read more NHS Covid-19 app ‘bug’ refuses to let users enter negative test results

Two university halls go into quarantine after 127 students test positive for coronavirus

Manchester Metropolitan University students at two accommodation sites in the city have been instructed to self-isolate for 14 days following a spike in coronavirus cases. The immediate measures have been introduced at the Birley campus and Cambridge Halls after 127 students tested positive. It comes as students trapped in a spate of campus Covid outbreaks have … Read more Two university halls go into quarantine after 127 students test positive for coronavirus

Two university halls go into quarantine after 127 students test positive for coronavirus

Manchester Metropolitan University students at two accommodation sites in the city have been instructed to self-isolate for 14 days following a spike in coronavirus cases. The immediate measures have been introduced at the Birley campus and Cambridge Halls after 127 students tested positive. It comes as students trapped in a spate of campus Covid outbreaks have … Read more Two university halls go into quarantine after 127 students test positive for coronavirus