frequently asked questions
With the number of people now returning back to work since lockdown, it has become increasingly important for the swift testing of individuals who believe that they may have come into contact with the virus.
Our training programme aims to give you the underpinning knowledge and confidence to undertake our COVID-19 IgG/IgM antibody tests so you can offer your patients, clients or staff the correct advice when it comes to testing for COVID-19 antibodies.
The course costs £399 this includes certification and competencies so you can carry out testing for you patients, clients or staff.
Once you have completed the course you will access to our testing kits which are manufactured in certified Swiss laboratory and CE marked for UK use. You will be able to order these tests at wholesale price from our supplier. Please get in touch for price guidance.
This course can only be undertaken by a healthcare professional.
Please note: these tests cannot be performed by members of the public. Only trained and qualified healthcare professionals will be able to perform these tests for their patients, clients or staff.
The course will last for 3 hours and will be facilitated by our registered nurses.
In line with current lockdown measures. This course will be facilitated by our registered nurses over a virtual training platform. We typically use MS Teams to deliver training to our clients.
PCR tests are performed by a fully trained, healthcare professional. It involves analysing a sample collected from deep inside the nose or the back of the throat by a swab or the sample might be saliva or other fluid. The test can take from less than an hour to several days to get a result.
Antibody testing looks for the presence of antibodies (produced by people with the virus to counteract the virus) against COVID-19 virus. The tests involves taking a finger prick blood sample which is then analysed for the presence of antibodies associated with COVID-19. (These tests should only be performed and interpreted by fully trained, healthcare professional).
Further advice on PCR & Antibody testing can be found on the government website here.