Hospitals: Lancashire

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered at on 20 August 2020.

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Photo of Lord Hoyle Lord Hoyle Labour

To ask Her Majesty's Government how often staff working at (1) Chorley and South Ribble Hospital, and (2) Preston Hospital, are tested for COVID-19.

Photo of Lord Bethell Lord Bethell The Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Health and Social Care

Testing National Health Service staff who have symptoms consistent with COVID-19 has been available from 29 March 2020. The NHS staff groups of both Chorley and South Ribble Hospital, and Preston Hospital are included within this guidance and any other NHS England guidance.

Further guidance is now available on testing non-symptomatic staff groups.

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