Health and social care organisations in Derbyshire have been working closely together for some time, to improve care and services for people and make them as efficient and effective as possible.
Important notice – coronavirus testing
There is currently a high level of demand for coronavirus tests so to help the NHS to manage this demand it is important that people go to the right place for their needs and these are as follows:
The new NHS Test and Trace service has been launched across England.
The NHS Test and Trace service forms a central part of the Government’s coronavirus recovery strategy. Anyone with symptoms will be tested and their close contacts will be traced. New guidance means those who have been in close contact with someone who tests positive must isolate for 14 days, even if they have no symptoms, to avoid unknowingly spreading the virus. The service will help identify, contain and control coronavirus, reduce the spread of the virus and save lives.
More information on test and trace is available from the Gov.uk website.
Read the latest Q and As.
How will you be contacted?
This is important as we know that there have been some scams emerging claiming to be calling about this process. The definitive guidance is:
Contact tracers will:
Contact tracers will never:
Audio recording about Test and Trace
Video about Test and Trace in British Sign Language
Get tested easy read leaflet (opens document)
Test and trace large print leaflet (opens document)
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