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Coronavirus: 6,000 contact tracers will be cut in England in the next two weeks

1 month ago   |   By Wessexfm

The number of national contact tracers will be cut by 6,000 in the next two weeks with the remaining teams redeployed to local contact tracing groups, the Department of Health has said.
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NHS Test and Trace cuts 6,000 contact tracers as troubled scheme scaled back

NHS Test and Trace cuts 6,000 contact tracers as troubled scheme scaled back

1 month ago   |   By The Mirror

Boris Johnson promised a 'world beating' scheme to track the spread of coronavirus but Labour said the system was unable to fight local outbreaks properly
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NHS test and trace to cut 6,000 jobs but strengthen regional teams

NHS test and trace to cut 6,000 jobs but strengthen regional teams

1 month ago   |   By The Guardian

Move comes after employees say they have made just a handful of calls under the present system Coronavirus - latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage NHS test and trace is cutting 6,000 contact tracer jobs and allocating roles to regional teams to work with councils, following criticism by local authorities that the centrally run system was failing to tackle local outbreaks. The government announced on Monday that local and national teams would work together to make sure they reach as many people as possible who have been in contact with someone who has coronavirus. The change means...
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Coronavirus: Contact tracers to be reduced by 6,000 in England

1 month ago   |   By BBC

The rest will focus on reaching positive cases and their contacts in local areas, alongside local teams.
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Coronavirus: National NHS Test and Trace system to reduce contact tracers by 6,000 as local authorities handed more control

1 month ago   |   By The Independent

Number of contact tracers will be scaled back from 18,000 to 12,000 in two weeks' time
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