To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the medical training provided to staff administering COVID-19 tests to university students.
8 January 2021
Depending on where the test takes place, a clinically trained member of staff will take the swab or the swab will be self-administered. All regional test sites have at least one first aider on site at all times. Swabbing for lateral flow tests can be self-administered but the tests are processed at dedicated testing sites by trained personnel.