NHS Orkney has set up a dedicated helpline for people to use to book a test – 01856 888211. The service is open Monday to Friday from 9.30am to 7pm and Saturday from 9.30am to 12pm.
As Scotland begins to move into Phase 2 of easing restrictions Orkney has recorded its 9th confirmed case of Covid19 in the islands.
This table illustrates the number of people (staff and residents) in care homes who have been tested in the last week.
Also published was the number of staff and residents in Care Homes who had been tested for Covid 19.
“At this stage, this will be national data though we intend to break it down regionally in the weeks ahead and add more detail to it.” Nicola Sturgeon
Test and Protect – the national strategy aimed at managing the spread of COVID-19 and breaking the chain of transmission – is formally underway in Orkney.
“Remote Consulting is certainly nothing to be worried about.”
If anyone who has received a letter needs further information on how to register or get help, to contact the Hub on 01856879900.
Voluntary Action Orkney have created a useful information hub with links to various organisations for people to refer to during the coronovirus pandemic.
The prevailing culture did not invite healthy challenge and there was little evidence that leaders had been proactive in creating opportunities for, and encouraging, scrutiny, challenge and debate.Care Inspectorate Report