Covid-19 Testing For Business

Covid-19 testing has rapidly become an essential part of managing your business through the current Pandemic.

Ipsum Health are working in collaboration with Infectious Disease Consultant, Dr Sharon Marlowe to oversee and advise on all our testing and protocols to ensure we can provide the best possible service to our customers.


Importance of Covid-19 Testing

Identifying individuals who are experiencing an active infection or who may have antibodies from a previous infection, will allow you to manage clusters of infections with a minimal amount of disruption to your business.


Testing can be tailored to suit the needs of your company, including:

Testing Strategy Advice
Return-To-Work Home Testing
Ongoing Testing (Self-Administered or in Clinic)
On-Site Testing Undertaken by Experienced Nurses at Your Premises
In Clinic Testing

Testing in the workplace will enable your business to:

Safeguard staff from exposure to Covid-19
Minimise disruption to business
Minimise absenteeism due to self-isolation
Identify staff at risk due to exposure to infected individuals

What tests can Ipsum Health provide?

PCR Swab testing for active infection with 99% sensitivity and specificity
Antibody tests with 99% accuracy
Home testing kits
On-site and in clinic testing
Results shared with the patient via secure patient portal
Results provided to company

What Covid-19 Tests are Available?

In ensuring that our Covid-19 tesing services are at the forefront in terms of quality and accuracy, IGP is continually adding to it's range of testing options to provide you with a flexible and reliable testing service.

Available tests include:

Home PCR (polymerase chain reaction) swab testing, for the detection of active infections of Covid-19. In Clinic PCR (polymerase chain reaction) swab testing, for the detection of active infections of Covid-19. In Clinic Antibody testing for evidence of past infections of Covid-19. COMING SOON - In Clinic Rapid (15 min) Antigen Testing, for the detection of active infections of Covid-19.

Covid-19 Test Guide

* Please Note - In clinic appointments for Covid-19 Testing are only available from Our Cardiff Gate Clinic


Covid Test
Price
Results Timescale
Booking
PCR Swab (Home test)
£195 + postage
12hrs from receipt of sample at lab
PCR Swab (Home test)
£145 + postage
72hrs from receipt of sample at lab
PCR Swab (In Clinic)
£195 including appointment
Next day before 6pm
PCR Swab (In Clinic)
£145 including appointment
72-96hrs from test
Rapid Antigen Test (In Clinic)
£85 including appointment
15 mins from test
Coming Soon
Antibody Test (In Clinic)
£125 including appointment
24hrs from test

Covid-19 Test Information


Covid-19 PCR Swab Test

Both PCR Swab tests we offer are currently used by The NHS, fully compliant with current government guidelines and approved by MHRA. The PCR Swabs are combined throat and nasal swabs. They can be conducted by yourself at home or in clinic with an IGP Nurse or Doctor.


Home Covid-19 PCR Swab Test kits


Include full instructions on how to administer the test. Pre-paid 24hr Royal Mail postage envelope for returning the completed sample back to the laboratory. All kits now posted with next day courier delivery (£7.50). Orders made before 2pm posted out same day. Results provided via email link to our secure patient portal where they are available to print, download or share.
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In Clinic Covid-19 PCR Swab Test


Undertaken by a trained IGP Nurse or GP. Couriered same day to the laboratory for efficiency of reporting. Results provided via email link to our secure patient portal where they are available to print, download or share. Suitable for Fit to Fly.
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Covid-19 Antibody Test

IGP uses the Siemens Total Assay. The test which is run on laboratory analyzers, detect antibodies to SARS-CoV-2 (including IgG and IgM). The test reports 100% sensitivity and 99.8% specificity.

In the most recent Public Health England evaluation of commercially available Anitbody tests, the Siemens Total Assay was the only test to achieve the MRHA Target Product Profile (TPP) in both sensitivity and specificity.


In Clinic Covid-19 Antibody Test


Undertaken by a trained IGP Nurse or GP. Couriered same day to the laboratory for efficiency of reporting. Results provided via email link to our secure patient portal where they are available to print, download or share.
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Covid-19 Rapid Antigen Test (COMING SOON)


The IGP uses the Siemens CLINITEST Rapid COVID-19 Antigen Test. This test reports 99% sensitivity and 96.7% specificity.


COMING SOON - In Clinic Rapid Covid-19 Antigen Test


Undertaken by a trained IGP Nurse or GP. Processed on site with results available in 15 mins. Results provided via email link to our secure patient portal where they are available to print, download or share.

Why should I choose Ipsum Health?

Ipsum Health is a trading name of The Independent General Practice (IGP), the first HIW registered Private GP Service in Wales. After significant growth and success Ipsum Health was started as The IGP's dedicated Corporate division.

Working in collaboration with Dr Sharon Marlowe all our testing and services have oversight from a renowned Infectious Disease Consultant. As such we ensure through regular review that our tests and protocols are always of the highest standards currently available and compliant with all necessary regulation and guidance.

We currently only recommend using lab-based tests due to the increased accuracy and quality controls. We are investigating instant testing options and may offer alternative testing in the future when the quality of these tests improve - Pease contact us for more information.

Ready To Make An Appointment?

Please contact us for more information or to book an appointment at any one of our occupational health clinics.

Do You Have Any Questions?

Our admin hours are 08:30 to 17:00. Outside of these hours you can send us a message or request a callback.


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