Source Bioscience UK Ltd offer NHS COVID-19 testing
Source BioScience UK Ltd, an international provider of integrated laboratory services and products based in Nottingham, has been selected as a laboratory service provider of COVID-19 testing for the NHS.
Source BioScience are working to support the Government and the NHS as part of the national testing drive to reach 200,000 tests a day.
The Government has an agreement in place with Source BioScience allowing them to support the NHS by providing a PCR based COVID-19 testing service for patients and key workers. UKAS have recommended Source BioScience’s scope of accreditation be extended to include COVID-19 testing services.
The companies dedicated team and on-site equipment allows the NHS to return up to 5,000 samples to Source BioScience for testing per day.
Russell Wheatcroft, Chief Operating Officer, said: “Scaling up testing has been an exceptional challenge and staff are working 24/7 to deliver an expanding number of tests. Since the beginning of May we have doubled our capacity to around 1,000 tests a day and in the coming weeks we hope to be able to process up to 5,000 tests a day. What we have achieved in five weeks would normally take between six months to a year.”
For more information regarding NHS COVID-19 testing services please contact Russell Wheatcroft, Chief Operating Officer on (0)115 973 9012 or email [email protected]