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TRAVEL DAILY UPDATE 12.04.21

 Requirements for all passengers entering the UK from anywhere:  - Negative test result- the test must have been taken at most 3 days before departure of the last flight to the United Kingdom.  - Completed “Public Health Passenger locator form”- to include *the...

Mass testing and screening: The answer to cruise’s COVID-19 challenge?

Mass testing and screening: The answer to cruise’s COVID-19 challenge?

To find the answer, the cruise sector could look at other industries. Mass testing and screening, as an end-to-end managed service, is proven in supporting the mission-critical nuclear and defence sectors, and creating safe bubbles within workforces. It is protecting not only people, but also corporate reputations.The existing test to operate model – an active combination of rapid testing and screening – can be adapted to create safe bubbles of passengers and crew to reinvigorate the cruise sector.

Choose to Challenge – International Women’s Day

Choose to Challenge – International Women’s Day

The International Women's Day 2021 theme is 'Choose to Challenge' and sharing a story from one of our team who has been through a few challenges shed's some light on the amazing people we have in this business. "I studied medicine in the US with the ambition of being...

Sellafield Symptomatic Testing

Sellafield Symptomatic Testing

Working in partnership with Sellafield Ltd (owned by the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority), Circular 1 Health set-up a mobile SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) diagnostic testing laboratory to facilitate the symptomatic testing for the on-site workforce. Operating from late May...

COVID-19 Testing for Business

As we continue to support many businesses with "close-contact" working environments we share some of the services, approaches and insights we are delivering and learning from. COVID-19 Test Kits by Post. From our fixed laboratory logistics centres (Manchester and...

5 Steps to Working Safely – For Business

5 Steps to Working Safely – For Business

As we continue to work with large organisations with great business practice, processes and protocols we are only too aware of the smaller businesses who do not always have regular need to review their Health & Safety / Risk Assessment practices. This is for you....

PHE Test Compromised by Reagents

PHE Test Compromised by Reagents

We learn this morning that Public Health England (PHE)’s and Government’s dash for COVID-19 Testing quantity has compromised the quality of those tests. The Telegraph said: "Coronavirus tests given to thousands of NHS staff so they could return to work have been found...

Circular1 Health COVID-19 Testing Capacity Increased

Circular1 Health COVID-19 Testing Capacity Increased

Circular 1 Health testing capacity to test for SARS-CoV-2/COVID-19 to date has been based on a highly innovative approach working with our diagnostic test suppliers to provide superior testing capability as part of our rapid response service. We have now added an...