Salisbury Foundation Trust

Staff self-testing FAQ

This information is for staff of Salisbury District Hospital only


How will I receive my test kits?
Is the test mandatory?
How do I store the Test Box?
Which Test Instructions should I follow?
When should I do the Tests?
What if I’m on a night shift, should I still test myself in the morning before I’m due in?
What do I do, if I am not due into work on the day I am due to take a test?
How do I report the Test Result?
My instruction guide is telling me to record my results on the sheet contained in the guide but there is no recording sheet, where should I record my results?
Do I have to record negative results on the portal?
What happens to the information I enter into the portal?
What should I do if I get a positive result?
What do I do if I get an invalid result?
What happens if my test is negative, but I have coronavirus symptoms?
Should I continue to undertake lateral flow tests if I test positive on a lateral flow test and positive on the PCR test?
Can I give a test to my friend/family member?

Our staff at Salisbury District Hospital have long been well regarded for the quality of care and treatment they provide for our patients and for their innovation, commitment and professionalism. This has been recognised in a wide range of achievements and it is reflected in our award of NHS Foundation Trust status. This is afforded to hospitals that provide the highest standards of care.

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