Information for the public about Test and Protect

The latest advice and information for the public about Test and Protect is available at NHS inform.

Specific advice for households in isolation can be found on the Ready Scotland website.

How the NHS keeps peoples’ data safe

All data collected will be protected by the NHS and comply with data protection legislation such as the UK Data Protection Act/GDPR. The name of the positive case will not be shared with contacts, unless the case has agreed to this.

Information collected that does not identify individuals will only ever be used to help understand where outbreaks are happening and may be shared with other organisations where this will inform approaches to help contain the virus.

A privacy notice on how the NHS uses personal data can be found on the NHS Scotland site.

What the NHS is doing to prevent fraud 

A number of safeguards are in place to prevent fraud. The latest guidance on fraud can be found on the NHS inform website.

Last updated: 28 June 2021