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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.

The companies dedicated team, on site equipment and ISO 15189:2012 accredited laboratories 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]