NHS Test and Trace service

This page provides information about the NHS Test and Trace service, including how to get a test, what happens if someone tests positive for coronavirus (COVID-19) and what to do if you’re contacted by NHS Test and Trace.

Testing and tracing for coronavirus

Get a test to check if you have coronavirus, understand your test result and find out what to do if you are contacted by NHS Test and Trace.

NHS Testing and Tracing

NHS Test and Trace: how it works

Government guidance on NHS Test and Trace service, including what happens if you test positive for coronavirus (COVID-19) or have had close contact with someone who has tested positive.

Government guidance on the NHS Test and Trace

Local outbreak control plan

Alongside the national NHS Test and Trace service, there is a requirement from the Government for local test and trace systems to be established. A plan is in place for the Essex and Southend contact tracing service.

Local outbreak control plan for Essex

Accessible formats for NHS Test and Trace information

Public Health England have provided NHS Test and Trace information in alterative formats, including easy-read documents, and audios and videos with BSL.

Alternative NHS Test and Trace resources






 

Page last reviewed: 29 June 2020