Care homes need test results 'in minutes not days'

By Ann McGauran | 30 September 2020

Care homes need test results ‘back in minutes not days’ if they are to be kept free from coronavirus, says chief executive of Care England, Professor Martin Green.

Prof Green told a national newspaper that the problem with testing in care homes was 'getting worse, not better’ because ‘test results are not coming back quickly enough’.

Want full article access?

Receive The MJ magazine each week and gain access to all the content on this website with a subscription.

Full website content includes additional, exclusive commentary and analysis on the issues affecting local government.


Already a subscriber? Login

Public health Care homes Coronavirus

Coronavirus Update


In light of the ongoing coronavirus crisis, some of you may not be able to receive your copy of TheMJ magazine. If you’d like to change your delivery address, please contact our subscriptions department at
Read The MJ for free

Keep up to date by subscribing to our daily newsletter

theMJ products