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Ikea opens coronavirus test centre for frontline NHS staff

by LLB Reporter
31st Mar 20 12:58 pm

Swedish firm Ikea have opened a coronavirus test centre for NHS staff to help increase testing for frontline staff.

The testing centre has opened at the Wembley store, north west London and Ikea are eyeing up other stores in the UK.

An Ikea spokesman said: “Today, a drive-through NHS Covid-19 test centre has opened in the car park of our Wembley store.

“We are incredibly proud that we are able to support the Government and the NHS in this small way, and are working with them to identify any additional sites that could also support the national effort.”

The spokesman added: “We have also responded to requests from intensive care units and doctors across the country by delivering tens of thousands of our disposable paper tape measures, to help them continue their amazing care for their patients.

“We have also donated food to local hospitals, food banks, and shelters to help provide some immediate relief in the short term.”

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