NHS trusts buys biozek antibody kits from Dutch firm to test staff

NHS trusts have resorted to buying coronavirus antibody tests overseas in a bid to get their staff back to work, after becoming increasingly frustrated with delays in obtaining kits from the Government.

Five trusts in England are in talks with Dutch firm Biozek Medical to buy thousands of its rapid finger-prick tests which give a diagnosis in a matter of minutes.

But hundreds of the tests have already been used on NHS staff in London, Manchester and Leicester as hospitals face a surge in demand at a time when up to a fifth of the workforce are off sick.

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