Covid Smart moves to larger testing centre

Date published: 02 May 2021

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Covid Smart Private Covid Testing Provider has moved to a larger testing centre on the car park of the All-in-One garden centre in Middleton.

After relocating from Heywood, the new site is more spacious with plenty of room for car parking, the centre offers all types of Covid-19 testing, including pre-flight PCR tests, and has been approved to test international arrivals on return from holiday, as well as the test to release scheme to allow release from isolation after 5 days rather than 10 days if the result is negative.

Covid Smart’s team of doctors, nurses, allied health professionals, and health scientists have implemented the necessary high standards to be accredited on the government-approved list of testing clinics. This means all their Covid-19 testing complies with the highest standards of national and international Covid-19 testing, and the test certificates are authorised for all foreign travel.

Some of the revenue from Covid Smart testing is donated to local and national charities, with regular donations to foodbanks, and support for the homeless. It has also donated PPE, medical scrub suits, equipment to care homes, hospitals, hospices and frontline staff.

Covid Smart prides itself on a fast efficient turnaround service for results and only trained and qualified medical professionals will carry out your test, unless you purchase a self-test kit which is also available. The most popular Covid PCR test has a guaranteed turnaround time for results, which is same day evening for tests taken in the morning.


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A representative from Covid Smart said: “Most customers do not want to self-test and want a more personalised service, so whilst this option is offered, there is also same day, and next day results for in-clinic testing available.

“Many of our customers attend a morning appointment with a healthcare professional who will carry out the sampling for them or our team of health professionals are able to attend home calls for testing or send the motorbike courier to deliver a test kit to a client, who waits for the test to be completed and delivers it straight back to the lab.

“Covid Smart has an in-house driver who takes the samples directly to the lab for SAME DAY results; often results are back within 12 hours. This takes the worry of posting samples and taking self-samples and limits the risk of delay in obtaining results.”


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Covid Smart has a freephone number 0800 702 2145 that people can call to discuss their test requirements. Whilst customers can book online, many are unsure of the ever-changing regulations and need help and support when booking a test and look for reassurance as to when they can expect their results they can email who will answer queries efficiently.

Appointments can be made via or by calling 0800 702 2145.


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