Coronavirus infection rate down from last week as mass testing pilot begins

Hundreds of people have been tested as part of a pilot mass coronavirus (Covid-19) testing programme while new data showed the rate of infections across England and Wales appears to be slowing down. The Office for National Statistics (ONS) said an estimated 618,700 people in England – one in 90 – had coronavirus between October …
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Breast screening: assistant practitioner pilot report

PHE undertook this pilot to assess the option of using assistant practitioners to work at remote breast screening sites with remote radiographic supervision. This was to provide more service flexibility and address workforce capacity issues. The report outlines the planning, implementation and results of the pilot. Contact the PHE Screening helpdesk with any queries about …
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