Coronavirus: Tyne and Wear:Written question - 48997

Asked by Chi Onwurah
(Newcastle upon Tyne Central)

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Asked on: 19 May 2020
Department of Health and Social Care
Coronavirus: Tyne and Wear
To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many covid-19 track and trace staff are based in Tyne and Wear.
Answered by: Ms Nadine Dorries
Answered on: 02 June 2020

Contract tracing is delivered through partnerships between Public Health England, NHS Professionals and commercial call handling companies, and the local authorities. The public health workforce for each local authority is a matter for them to determine and this varies according to the size of each authority.

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