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COVID-19 Lateral flow testing

Lateral flow testing is being carried out with staff in the NHS, to help control and stop the spread of Covid-19.

Your data will be shared with Public Health England via a data upload to its portal on daily basis.

Consent to share data will be given at the time of receiving the kit, every member of staff will sign the consent form.

The results from the lateral flow antigen test will be documented at home by the individual using the guidance provided in the staff instruction booklet This should be returned to the staff member’s organisation for collation into the reporting template spreadsheet on a daily basis.

Legal basis is Article 6(1)(e) exercise of official authority:

9(2)(h) The condition is met if the processing is necessary for health and social care purposes – the provision of health care and treatment.

9(2)(i) Public health purposes