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Guidance: COVID 19: guidance for arranging or attending a funeral during the coronavirus pandemic

Guidance: COVID 19: guidance for arranging or attending a funeral during the coronavirus pandemic

Guidance for arranging or attending a funeral during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

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Guidance: COVID 19: guidance on shielding and protecting people defined on medical grounds as extremely vulnerable

Guidance: COVID 19: guidance on shielding and protecting people defined on medical grounds as extremely vulnerable

Information for shielding and protecting people defined on medical grounds as extremely vulnerable from COVID-19.

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Guidance: Coronavirus (COVID 19) testing: privacy information

Guidance: Coronavirus (COVID 19) testing: privacy information

Privacy notice for NHS Test and Trace virus testing for all users of the service.

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Detailed guide: Overview of adult social care guidance on coronavirus (COVID 19)

Detailed guide: Overview of adult social care guidance on coronavirus (COVID 19)

Information for adult social care providers on COVID-19 guidance and support.

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Transparency data: Coronavirus cases by local authority: epidemiological data, 21 January 2021

Transparency data: Coronavirus cases by local authority: epidemiological data, 21 January 2021

Weekly watchlist giving epidemiological coronavirus (COVID-19) data for each lower-tier local authority (LTLA) in England.

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Two new UK Government Covid testing sites open in Fife

Two new UK Government Covid testing sites open in Fife

The UK Government has opened new walk-through coronavirus testing centres in Glenrothes and Dunfermline

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Guidance: Private providers of coronavirus testing

Guidance: Private providers of coronavirus testing

Lists of and information about approved suppliers of private testing kits for coronavirus (COVID-19).

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Press release: NHS Test and Trace meets new year surge in demand with faster turnaround times

Press release: NHS Test and Trace meets new year surge in demand with faster turnaround times

85% of in-person test results were returned the next day after the test was taken, compared with 63% the week before.

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Transparency data: NHS Test and Trace (England) statistics: 7 January to 13 January 2021

Transparency data: NHS Test and Trace (England) statistics: 7 January to 13 January 2021

Experimental statistics for weeks 1 to 33 of NHS Test and Trace contact tracing in England.

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Guidance: NHS Test and Trace statistics (England): methodology

Guidance: NHS Test and Trace statistics (England): methodology

How the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) puts together the contact-tracing data in its weekly reports.

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Official Statistics: REACT 1 study of coronavirus transmission: January 2021 interim results

Official Statistics: REACT 1 study of coronavirus transmission: January 2021 interim results

Results of real-time assessment of community transmission of coronavirus (COVID-19) during January 2021.

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Press release: January 2021 findings from COVID 19 study published

Press release: January 2021 findings from COVID 19 study published

Initial findings from Imperial College London and Ipsos MORI show infections increased by 50% from early December, with 1 in 63 people infected.

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Press release: Asymptomatic testing to be rolled out across the country starting this week

Press release: Asymptomatic testing to be rolled out across the country starting this week

Community testing offer to be expanded across all local authorities in England to test people without symptoms.

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Guidance: Private providers of coronavirus testing

Guidance: Private providers of coronavirus testing

Lists of and information about approved suppliers of private testing kits for coronavirus (COVID-19).

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Guidance: Coronavirus (COVID 19) testing: privacy information

Guidance: Coronavirus (COVID 19) testing: privacy information

Privacy notice for NHS Test and Trace virus testing for all users of the service.

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Correspondence: COVID 19 vaccinations and community based social care workers

Correspondence: COVID 19 vaccinations and community based social care workers

A letter from the Minister for Social Care to local authority chief executives and directors of adult social services care providers.

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Press release: £148 million to cut drugs crime

Press release: £148 million to cut drugs crime

Multimillion pound investment and ‘Project ADDER’ to protect communities from crime caused by illegal drugs.

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Press release: £148 million to cut drugs crime

Press release: £148 million to cut drugs crime

Multimillion pound investment and ‘Project ADDER’ to protect communities from crime caused by illegal drugs.

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Guidance: Digital and data driven health and care technology

Guidance: Digital and data driven health and care technology

A guide to good practice for the use of digital technology in health and care.

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Press release: Supply chain workers crucial to vaccination programme to receive jabs

Press release: Supply chain workers crucial to vaccination programme to receive jabs

Up to 2,000 highly trained workers identified by the government will be offered COVID-19 vaccines in the coming days.

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New UK Government Covid testing site opens in Paisley

New UK Government Covid testing site opens in Paisley

The UK Government has opened a new walk-through coronavirus testing centre at Bridge Street Car Park in Paisley

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Guidance: Test and Trace Support Payment scheme: claiming financial support

Guidance: Test and Trace Support Payment scheme: claiming financial support

Who can claim the support and how to apply.

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Guidance: Private providers of coronavirus testing

Guidance: Private providers of coronavirus testing

Lists of and information about approved suppliers of private testing kits for coronavirus (COVID-19).

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Guidance: Coronavirus (COVID 19): how to self isolate when you travel to England

Guidance: Coronavirus (COVID 19): how to self isolate when you travel to England

Information on how to self-isolate, which you must now do when arriving in England.

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Guidance: Test to Release for international travel: minimum standards for testing

Guidance: Test to Release for international travel: minimum standards for testing

Sets out the minimum standards that private sector providers of COVID-19 testing for ‘Test to Release for international travel’ must meet.

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Official Statistics: PPE deliveries (England): 11 January to 17 January 2021

Official Statistics: PPE deliveries (England): 11 January to 17 January 2021

Experimental statistics showing the latest number of personal protective equipment (PPE) items distributed for use by health and social care services in England.

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Press release: More than 4 million people receive first dose of COVID 19 vaccine in UK

Press release: More than 4 million people receive first dose of COVID 19 vaccine in UK

Vaccination programme continues to accelerate with opening of 10 new vaccination centres.

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Press release: Social care sector to receive £269 million to boost staffing levels and testing

Press release: Social care sector to receive £269 million to boost staffing levels and testing

The funding is to protect and support staff and residents in care homes and those receiving help in their own homes.

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Speech: Health and Social Care Secretary's statement on coronavirus (COVID 19): 18 January 2021

Speech: Health and Social Care Secretary's statement on coronavirus (COVID 19): 18 January 2021

Speech by Secretary of State for Health and Social Care Matt Hancock at the Downing Street coronavirus briefing.

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Detailed guide: PPE portal: how to order COVID 19 personal protective equipment (PPE)

Detailed guide: PPE portal: how to order COVID 19 personal protective equipment (PPE)

Eligible health and social care providers can order PPE through the portal to meet the increased need that has arisen as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Guidance: Overseas NHS visitors: non NHS bodies implementing the charging regulations

Guidance: Overseas NHS visitors: non NHS bodies implementing the charging regulations

Operational overview for non-NHS organisations on implementation of the NHS overseas visitors charging regulations.

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Guidance: Private providers of coronavirus testing

Guidance: Private providers of coronavirus testing

Lists of and information about approved suppliers of private testing kits for coronavirus (COVID-19).

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Guidance: DHSC non executive appointments

Guidance: DHSC non executive appointments

Information about non-executive appointments to the Department of Health and Social Care's public bodies and committees.

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Guidance: Ways in which people can be lawfully resident in the UK

Guidance: Ways in which people can be lawfully resident in the UK

Outlines ways in which people can be lawfully resident in the UK, in order to support implementation of the overseas visitor hospital charging regulations.

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Press release: Armed Forces to set up vaccine sites in Scotland

Press release: Armed Forces to set up vaccine sites in Scotland

The British Army is establishing 80 new COVID-19 vaccine centres for NHS Scotland from today (Monday 18th January) as part of the largest peacetime resilience operation ever undertaken by the UK Armed Forces. Ninety-eight soldiers, mainly from the Leuchars-based Royal Scots Dragoon Guards, will support NHS Scotland over the next 28 days.

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Press release: COVID 19 vaccines rolled out to people aged 70 years and over from today

Press release: COVID 19 vaccines rolled out to people aged 70 years and over from today

People aged 70 and over and the clinically extremely vulnerable to begin receiving invitations for vaccinations from today.

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Press release: Social care to receive £269 million to boost staff levels and testing

Press release: Social care to receive £269 million to boost staff levels and testing

Funding to protect and support staff and residents in care homes and those receiving help in their own homes

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Press release: Social care sector to receive £269 million to boost staffing levels and testing

Press release: Social care sector to receive £269 million to boost staffing levels and testing

Funding to protect and support staff and residents in care homes and those receiving help in their own homes.

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Press release: AI at the forefront of efforts to treat coronavirus patients

Press release: AI at the forefront of efforts to treat coronavirus patients

Patients with COVID-19 are set to benefit from faster treatment, improved outcomes and shorter hospital stays thanks to the use of the latest artificial intelligence.

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Press release: British public urged to play their part in historic vaccine roll out

Press release: British public urged to play their part in historic vaccine roll out

The public has a vital part to play in the rollout of the UK COVID-19 vaccines delivery plan.

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Guidance: Types and uses of coronavirus (COVID 19) tests

Guidance: Types and uses of coronavirus (COVID 19) tests

Guidance on the different types of coronavirus test available.

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Detailed guide: Coronavirus (COVID 19): getting tested

Detailed guide: Coronavirus (COVID 19): getting tested

Guidance on coronavirus testing, including who is eligible for a test and how to get tested.

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Guidance: Adult Social Care Rapid Testing Fund

Guidance: Adult Social Care Rapid Testing Fund

Sets out the measures that the Rapid Testing Fund will support, including information on the distribution of funds and reporting requirements.

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Guidance: Vitamin D for vulnerable groups

Guidance: Vitamin D for vulnerable groups

Guidance for vulnerable groups offered vitamin D supplements by the government this winter.

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Guidance: Accessing government secured flu vaccines: guidance for community pharmacies

Guidance: Accessing government secured flu vaccines: guidance for community pharmacies

How community pharmacies in England can access the extra stock of flu vaccines this winter that the government has secured.

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