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Coronavirus: Contact Tracing

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 54010, tabled on 3 June 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that contact tracers for covid-19 have adequate training to appropriately deal with people with mental health issues and vulnerable adults.

This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.

Answered on

18 June 2020

All staff involved in contact tracing are required to undergo appropriate levels of accredited safeguarding training modules for adults and children.

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