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NHS figureheads warn that UK contact tracing system must be finalised quickly

The NHS Confederation has warned that there will be “severe” consequences if a Covid-19 contact tracing system is not implemented quickly.

UK contact tracing system to be ready by June 1, prime minister says

Prime minister Boris Johnson has said that the UK’s Covid-19 track and trace operation will be ready by June 1, with the capability to track those who have been in contact with 10,000 new cases per day.

Atrumed sister company to supply Abbott’s newly approved Covid-19 antibody test

US firm Abbott Laboratories has seen its Covid-19 antibody test approved by Public Health England, and has been given permission to supply them to NHS laboratories, alongside Swiss pharmaceutical company Roche.

Shared Earth founder writes to MPs over post-Covid-19 priorities

Jeremy Piercy is the founder and managing director of Fair Trade and eco business Shared Earth. As the UK charts its course through the Covid-19 storm and out of the other side of the pandemic, Piercy, along with other members of the company, believe that the government must appropriately consider the future of small retailers and rebuild the economy with the climate crisis in mind. To this end, he has written to roughly 100 cross-party MPs to share his thoughts.

Health unions put forward nine-point plan for safe reopening of NHS

16 health unions have said that quick-fire testing and sufficient access to personal protective equipment must be available in order for the NHS to resume routine services.

FlyResearch poll: week seven update

London based online market research agency FlyResearch has been issuing weekly polls to its research panel of over 3000 people throughout the coronavirus lockdown in the UK, in order to project how the outbreak and the implementing of social distancing has been impacting the daily life of UK citizens.

Visits to A&E fall by half due to coronavirus

Data from NHS England has shown that Accident & Emergency visits have dropped by half since the Covid-19 pandemic began, stooping to the lowest levels on record.

Public Health England approves Covid-19 antibody test

A blood test developed in Switzerland which can identify whether people have previously contracted coronavirus has been approved by Public Health England.

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