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Gov’t to run ‘Introduction to Mass Testing’ webinars

29 January 2021

The Department of Health & Social Care (DHSC) are now widening the scope of the support they provide for asymptomatic Lateral Flow Device testing to include businesses in construction and other priority sectors with over 50 employees.

If you would like to be part of DHSC’s testing scheme then please attend one of the webinars noted below, and email Covid19.WorkforceTesting@defra.gov.uk or employee.testing@beis.gov.uk. You should outline interest in commencing LFD testing in your workplace, and request an invite to a follow up LFD Operational Overview Session.

Smaller sites and businesses can access employee testing via their Local Authority’s Community Testing scheme. For more details on this please email communitytesting.centralops@dhsc.gov.uk.

 An ‘Introduction to Mass Testing’ webinar is running from 2-2:45pm, from Monday 1 February - Friday 5 February. The link to join is below, and is the same for each meeting.

 These introductory overview sessions will last 45 minutes, provide an overview of testing and answer any initial questions you may have. Please let us know whether you have attended a webinar. They will cover:

  • High level overview of Mass Testing for surveillance and Daily Contact Testing to provide understanding of the processes and what is required
  • Lateral Flow Technology and reason for using  
  • Frequency of testing  
  • Resources required  
  • Test Site requirement 

 

DHSC Introductory webinar

 Monday 1 Feb – Friday 5 Feb, 14:00-14:45 - 
Click here to join the meeting

Join with a video conferencing device
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Video Conference ID: 125 385 330 9
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Or call in (audio only) 

+44 20 3443 8728,,273694178# United Kingdom, London

Phone Conference ID: 273 694 178#

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If you have any further questions, please contact Employee.Testing@beis.gov.uk.

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