Join senior executives from Northern Ireland to discuss the implementation of rapid testing in the workplace. Angela McGowan, CBI NI Director will be joined by Norbrook, the PHA, as well as Professor Stuart Elborn and Damien Toner, QUB.
Join senior executives from Northern Ireland to discuss the implementation of rapid testing in the workplace.
Angela McGowan, CBI Northern Ireland Director will be joined by Norbrook, the Public Health Agency, as well as academics and staff from Queen’s University Belfast.
During the event we will discuss experiences of implementing the asymptomatic testing process using lateral flow devices (providing results within one hour of testing) to enable employees to safely return to work.
The discussion will focus on:
- An overview of the testing process, detailing the mechanics of a leteral flow device.
- THe process of planning for, implementing and scaling up the testing process in both Queen's Umiversity Belfast and Norbrook.
- Up-to-date guidance and information from the Public Health Agency.
Welcome and Introduction - Angela McGowan, CBI Northern Ireland Director
An Overview of ‘Testing’ and 'What is a Lateral Flow Device' - Professor Stuart Elborn, Pro Vice Chancellor of Medicine, Health and Life Sciences, Queen’s University Belfast
The Planning, Training, Implementation and Scaling Up of Rapid Testing at Queen’s University - Damien Toner, Head of Estates, Queen’s University Belfast
The Implementation of Rapid Testing in a Manufacturing Settin - Denise Collins, Human Resource Director, Norbrook Laboratories
Guidance and Information on Set Up and Supplies - Brid Farrell, Assistant Director of Service Development, Safety and Quality, Public Health Agency