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Fast results for the active virus. Private testing allows you to receive your results in a timely manner, for peace of mind or for a fit to travel certificate.
PCR Testing detects the active virus and allows you to be better informed to whether you pose a risk to your family and colleagues.
The simple to administer and accurate test can be undertaken in the comfort of your own home or at our clinic and we can deliver it to the lab the same day.
There is no symptom questionnaire to complete and you may self-refer for a test.
Tests purchased from us are have no impact on the availability to NHS workers or those being tested through government schemes. All costs associated with providing this service are fairly reflected in our fees and is in no way funded by the government.
Please note Royal Mail have advised of postal delays due to increased volumes, by ordering your kit you acknowledge that we cannot be held responsible for this. We instead recommend booking a slot at our drive in clinics and choosing the courier option.
Yes- the laboratory we use for testing is included on the ‘test and release’ scheme which means if you have a test on the 5th day after you have returned to UK from a country not on the travel corridor list, and return a negative, you no longer need to self isolate.
Your result will be available to you within 24-48 hours of your sample being analysed at the laboratory (lab is closed on Sundays).
If you require an urgent result or need your result to be available on a particular day, we are able to provide you with an express courier service to collect your sample and expedite postal delays. Book online or call 0333 9000 010 to find out more.
2. Book into our drive in testing clinic in Shrewsbury and Wolverhampton and take your test in your car, then post your swab to the lab OR we courier it to the lab the same day.
3. Receive your results by email.
Summerfield Healthcare is regulated by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) and is permitted to provide this testing under its registered services.
Testing for the active virus is 100% accurate, on correct collection of the sample.
For further advice for what to do if you are infected, please visit: https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/.
If you are feeling unwell please visit: https://111.nhs.uk/service/COVID-19/
If you receive a negative result, that means you do not have the active virus and your are safe to travel.
Summerfield Healthcare use a lab included in the ‘Test and Release’ scheme so from 15th December 2020 if you return from a country not on the travel corridor list, you can have a test from the 5th day after you return to UK and no longer self isolate if you have a negative test result. For test to release enquiries click here: https://www.summerfieldhealthcare.co.uk/covid-19-test-to-release/.
If you receive a positive result then it means you are currently infected with the Coronavirus. You should:
· Self-isolate, along with anyone in your household
· Let anyone you have had contact with in the last 48 hours know about your result so they can take the necessary precautions.
We are specialists in assisting companies facilitate large volume testing either for entire workforces or for projects/teams.
If you would like to discuss discounts and how we can assist your company with your testing needs, please contact us at [email protected]
Although Summerfield Healthcare is a private practice our fees are low cost and structured with you in mind. Initial consultation fees are listed below:
General Practitioner / Medical Director
Dr Vivake Roddah is a GP with professional interests in Dermatology, Minor surgery and Occupational Medicine. He completed his GP training in the Oxford Deanery and has had the opportunity of working with patients from many different backgrounds.