09 April 2020 – Diagnostic lab network launched

Type of Intervention: New Tool / Service / Body
Sectors Involved: Health, Research and Development
Intervention Categories: Surveillance and response measures; Detecting and isolating cases
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: DHSC
Public Health England

Overview: Health Secretary launches biggest diagnostic lab network in British history to test for coronavirus.
Full details here: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/health-secretary-launches-biggest-diagnostic-lab-network-in-british-history-to-test-for-coronavirus

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Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – government