In response to the news that the GPhC has advised against the use of rapid antibody tests the following organisations provided comment to PIP on the topic.
I do not agree with the GPhC suggesting that COVID-19 rapid antibody tests should not be supplied by community pharmacies across the country.
PharmaDoctor™ has responded to the recently published statement by the GPhC advising pharmacy owners and superintendent pharmacists.
In a letter to pharmacies in the UK, the GPhC has said that it is inappropriate for community pharmacies to sell COVID-19 rapid antibody tests.
The Scottish Ambulance Service (SAS) will take over the running of Scotland’s coronavirus (COVID-19) mobile testing units from the start of September.
If clinical evidence around immunity changes the Scottish CMO has said that he will swiftly roll out a national antibody testing programme.
A weekly coronavirus (COVID-19) testing model using a new ‘no-swab’ saliva test is to be piloted in Southampton from this week.
A Birmingham man has been arrested for allegedly selling fake coronavirus testing kits on the dark and open webs.
The MHRA is asking that COVID-19 antibody testing services using capillary blood collected by a fingerprick services be temporarily stopped.
The government has announced the expansion of the expert team leading on the rapid nationwide rollout of the coronavirus test and trace programme.