Coronavirus and Care Homes

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:33 pm on 19th May 2020.

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Photo of Matthew Hancock Matthew Hancock Secretary of State for Health and Social Care 12:33 pm, 19th May 2020

I think the best thing they can do is raise it with their very effective local MP, who can bring it to my attention, and that is exactly what they have done. I will get right on to it, straight after this session in the House of Commons. We have the testing capability. Of course, making sure you get exactly the right test to exactly the right place and the right care home at the right time is itself a huge logistical challenge, but I will look into this immediately.