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COVID-19 Self-Swab Home Testing Service

The COVID-19 Self-Swab test looks for the presence of genetic material from the COVID-19 virus on a swab taken from your throat.  It is a very accurate test and will be able to confirm whether you are actively infected with the virus at the time the swab sample is taken.

The COVID-19 PCR test we use is approved by Public Health England.

HealthNet will send you your results via secure email within 24 or 48 hours from receipt of the sample by the Laboratory – depending on the service you choose.

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COVID-19 Self-Swab PCR Test

HealthNet provide a self-swab PCR testing kit for you to collect the sample yourself at home, and send to our partner Laboratory for testing.

Why get a Coronavirus Self Swab test Kit?

Reasons may include:

  • If you are concerned about coronavirus
  • If you need a certificate to evidence Covid-19 testing and result
  • If you need to travel for work or leisure
  • Prior to hospital admission

How accurate is the Test?

The Covid-19 test used is highly accurate, providing the correct sampling technique is used.  Full instructions will be provided in your kit, and you can contact our nurse team for support during the swabbing process should you need to.

Why Choose HealthNet?

  • Fast turnaround – order by 4pm and your home test kit will be sent out on the same day
  • Secure sending of test results
  • Customer support from our nursing team, if you require it
  • Follow-up support – if you test positive, you can speak to one of our highly trained team for advice and to discuss your result
  • Results available within 24 hrs or 48 hrs of receipt of sample by laboratory, depending on your choice of service
  • You will receive a certificate of your results to evidence testing

Kit contents

A postage paid box for you to return your sample to the Laboratory

A comprehensive sample collection instruction leaflet to guide you through the process.

A PCR swab

A pathology request form

Results

HealthNet will provide all results via secure email, within 24 or 48 hours from receipt from receipt of the sample by the Laboratory – depending on the service you choose.

COST

Depending on how quickly you need the results, the cost for self-swab tests are:

£210 per test – for results within 24 hours from receipt of the sample by the Laboratory

£154 per test – for results within 48 hrs from receipt of the sample by the Laboratory

A PCR test looks for the presence of genetic material from the COVID-19 virus within a swab or saliva sample. These tests are commonly referred to as polymerase chain reaction (PCR) tests. Antigen tests look for parts of the virus.

The COVID-19 PCR test requires a throat swab sample to be collected and sent back to our Laboratory for testing.

PCR & throat swabs are being used to rule out COVID-19 infection before travel or before resuming other activities. We can issue certificates within 24 – 48 hours from receipt of the sample by the laboratory, depending on your requirements.

If your COVID-19 PCR test is positive our nurses can advise the next steps. You and your household will need to isolate, as well as anyone who you may have come into contact with.

For further guidance please visit NHS website here

A negative PCR test means that you were not infected with COVID-19 at the time the swab test was taken. If you have no symptoms, you can continue as normal. However, if you do have symptoms, you must follow NHS guidance.

To arrange COVID-19 PCR tests please call 0808 196 3682

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