If you are symptomatic you should be informing your manager of this to ensure appropriate support is provided. If you have had a test, results are provided to staff members via one of three routes: An infection prevention and control member of staff will contact …
This is in line with the current government guidance to reduce transmission.
Will the Trust be testing asymptomatic service users if there is a positive case on a ward (either staff or service user)?
Testing will take place when there is evidence of transmission. The infection prevention and control team with monitor this closely and take steps if required.
The NHS Test and Trace service has now been launched. Anyone who tests positive for coronavirus will be contacted by NHS Test and Trace and will need to share information about their close contacts. The NHS Test and Trace service will help us control and …
You can apply for a test if you have symptoms and you: Are an essential worker Live with an essential worker
Should I organise a test through the national system or will I be able to have a test from the Trust? Do I/does my family member have to attend?
We are strongly encouraging everyone who is isolating with symptoms to book a test through the national Covid testing site on the Government website. Family members with symptoms should also be tested where there is household isolation. Where a test cannot be obtained via the …
Yes, please make sure telephone and date of birth details are up to date on ESR.
You should tell your manger the day you develop symptoms and book a test. A special leave payment will only be paid if you have a positive test.
No, infection prevention and control will monitor the situation and if there is evidence of transmission the ward will be contacted.
What happens if I’ve been notified that I’ve had contact with someone outside of my household who’s had a confirmed positive COVID-19 PCR test?
Follow the flowchart for staff who’ve been notified that they’ve had contact with someone outside of their household who’s had a confirmed positive COVID-19 PCR test.