Detailed guide: Rapid lateral flow testing for households and bubbles of school pupils and staff

first_img regular handwashing social distancing wearing a face covering where recommended Pupils, students and staff should also tell their school or college if they test positive.Report your test result online or by calling 119.If your lateral flow test result is positiveYou must self-isolate immediately. You could be fined if you do not do this.If anyone tests positive or gets coronavirus symptoms, they should: Children of primary school age or younger will not be asked to test.Find out about childcare bubbles and support bubbles.Learn what rapid lateral flow testing is and why it’s being used.Staff of primary or secondary schools, nurseries and collegesTeaching and non-teaching staff working in schools, nurseries and colleges should take twice-weekly tests using a home test kit provided by their school, nursery or college. This includes permanent, temporary and voluntary staff.Staff should contact their school, nursery or college for further details.Secondary school pupils and college studentsPupils and students should take twice-weekly tests using a home test kit provided by their school or college. They should report all results to NHS Test and Trace as soon as the test is completed, either online or by calling 119.Members of households, childcare or support bubbles of pupils, students and staff of schools, nurseries and collegesIf you’re a member of a household, childcare bubble of an early years child, a pupil, student or staff of a school, nursery or college, you can get a twice-weekly test: a new continuous cough a high temperature a loss of, or change in, your normal sense of taste or smell (anosmia) What twice-weekly testing involvesYou will be asked to: Get a test through your employerYour workplace may offer rapid lateral flow testing to you. Contact your employer to find out more.Take a test at a rapid lateral flow test siteYou can take a rapid lateral flow test at a local site. Testing at these sites is assisted, which means you will swab yourself under the supervision of a trained operator.You may need to book an appointment.Find your nearest rapid lateral flow test site.Collect test kitsYou can collect 2 packs of home test kits at a local collection point or pharmacy. Each pack contains 7 tests.Anyone 18 or over can collect.Most collection points are open from 2.30pm to 8pm. You can check online if the location is open or busy before you go. You do not need to make an appointment.Do not visit a collection point outside opening hours, as it may be used to test people with coronavirus symptoms outside these times.Find your local pharmacy and what their opening hours are.Find your nearest home test kit collection point.Order home test kits onlineYou can order 1 pack of home test kits containing 7 tests for home delivery. Your tests should arrive within 2 days. PCR testIf you do not take a PCR test within 2 days of testing positive, you and your contacts may need to isolate for the full 10 days whatever the follow-up result.If you take the PCR test within 2 days of the lateral flow test and receive a negative result, you and your household can stop self-isolating. However, you and your household must continue to self-isolate if: self-isolate immediately get a PCR test to confirm the result follow the stay at home guidance for households with possible coronavirus infection this PCR test result is positive you choose not to take a follow-up PCR test you receive a negative PCR test result but the test was taken more than 2 days after the lateral flow test through your employer if they offer testing to employees at a local test site or pharmacy by collecting a home test kit from a test site by ordering a home test kit online This page has been replaced by a newer version on NHS.UK: Regular rapid coronavirus tests if you do not have symptoms,The following people in England have access regular rapid lateral flow testing: take a test twice a week (every 3 or 4 days apart) report every result to NHS Test and Trace on the same day you take the test If you have coronavirus symptomsThe most important symptoms of COVID-19 are recent onset of any of the following: school bus or coach drivers, and other public transport bus drivers Special Educational Needs (SEND) school transport drivers or assistants childminders wraparound childcare staff childcare staff in an open residential homes childcare providers foster carers Financial support if you test positiveYou may be entitled to a one-off payment of £500 through the NHS Test and Trace Support Payment scheme if you are required to self-isolate.If your lateral flow test is negativeA negative result means the test did not find signs of coronavirus. But this does not guarantee you do not have coronavirus, so you should keep following all coronavirus advice including: International arrivalsYou can also use this service if you’re an international arrival who’s been told to get a test because you’re exempt from quarantine.Related occupationsYour work qualifies as an occupation related to a school, college, nursery or early-years childcare provider if it puts you in close contact or helps support the return of children and staff to school.You also qualify if you work for an organisation (like an agency) that puts you into close contact with returning school staff and students, for example: Order rapid lateral flow home test kits secondary school pupils and college students staff of primary and secondary schools, nurseries and colleges households, childcare and support bubbles of nursery children, primary and secondary-age pupils and college students households, childcare and support bubbles of staff of nursery-age children, primary and secondary-school age children, and college students anyone who works in a related occupation If you have symptoms of COVID-19, arrange to have a PCR test if you have not already had one. Stay at home while you are waiting for a home self-sampling kit, a test site appointment or a test result. Do not use the rapid lateral flow testing service as this is only for people without symptoms.Order a test for people with symptoms online or call 119.last_img read more

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Auf wiedersehen… Werner Becher confirms Interwetten leadership departure

first_img Related Articles Share Martin Lycka – Regulatory high temperatures cancel industry’s ‘silly season’ August 11, 2020 Submit Share Werner Becher long-term Chief Executive of DACH markets betting group Interwetten Sports (Interwetten.com) has confirmed his leadership departure via a LinkedIn post.“Today I informed Interwetten employees today that I will step down as CEO at the end of 2018.” Becher’s Linkedin update.A seasoned European IT and media executive, Becher has led Interwetten since 2011, converting the sportsbook into one of the most recognised DACH market betting (Germany, Switzerland and Austria) brands.“In seven very successful years, we managed together to more than double turnover to 1.5 billion Euro based on very high profitability. I´m looking forward ramping up a new challenge in 2019 and I’d like to thank everyone at Interwetten for the fun, energy and support provided on this particular journey…#Interwetten” Becher adds in his statement.Contacted by SBC, Interwetten Sport details that corporate governance will confirm the departure of Werner Becher to investors and the media within the coming days. Mateusz Juroszek – Non-stop STS will expand amid industry disruptions August 12, 2020 StumbleUpon MoneyMatrix boosts wire transfer options by integrating Klarna’s Sofort August 24, 2020last_img read more

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Multichoice wins 2017 Standard Chartered Trophy Tournament

first_imgStandard Chartered Bank Ghana Limited, hosted the local tournament of the Standard Chartered Trophy 2017 Tournament at the Lizzy Sports Complex, on 25th February 2017. Multichoice Ghana Limited emerged winners after an entertaining round of soccer, beating Latex Foam 2 – 1 in extra time to clinch this year’s local trophy. 16 teams made up of clients of the Bank and some media houses competed in the tournament.Team Multichoice will represent Ghana at the Standard Chartered Trophy West Africa Regional tornament, competing against the winning teams from Nigeria and Cameroon on 11th March, 2017 at the Lizzy Sports Complex.  Jason McAteer – Liverpool legend will join the Regional tournament in Ghana and provide tips to the finalists. Whiles in Ghana, he will also host a soccer clinic for children and engage clients.The winner of the West Africa Regional tournament wins the ultimate prize of participating in the Standard Chartered Trophy Final in Anfield. This is a four-day all expense paid trip to the UK.  In addition, the team  will receive a professional training session with LFC legends and coaches to help them prepare for the “Final’ tournament.The Standard Chartered Trophy 2017 Tournament is an international 5-aside football tournament that provides local markets with a platform to actively engage its clients, staff and stakeholders. It is hinged on the the Bank’s sponsorship of Liverpool FC. Winners of competitions in the various markets receive an all expenses paid trip to Anfied, the home of Liverpool FC to join other winners to play in a Finals tournament to determine The Standard Chartered Trophy Winner in a particular year.Speaking at the local tournament, Mansa Mettey, incoming CEO of Standard Chartered Ghana Limited  said, “Since 2010, the partnership between Standard Chartered and Liverpool FC has generated great excitement around our brand and provided outstanding opportunites for our clients in all markets especially Ghana. Being a brand that is passionate about what resonates with our clients, we have leveraged on our sponsorship with Liverpool to make the dreams of many Ghananian football fans come true.”MultiChoice has been charged to win the West African regional competiton and proceed to Anfield, representing Ghana and the region. Standard Chartered has been the main sponsors of Liverpool Football Club in the English Premier League since 2010.last_img read more

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