Scottish Government Guidance on Testing for COVID-19 Infection to Enable Key Workers to Return to Work. This government guidance is for employers. It has been put in place to support the return to work of key health and social care workers. It is likely that the guidance will be updated as further information becomes available.
The guidance also confirms that work is underway to increase NHS and non-NHS testing capacity in Scotland
Government priorities for testing:
- Directing our testing capacity effectively to save lives and protect the vulnerable;
- Ensuring that critical staff can return to work as soon as possible;
- Monitoring and reporting on the spread and prevalence of the virus in the population and the impact or public health measures. (surveillance).
All Scottish Terms and Conditions Committee guidance is available here .