Testing tsar Dido Harding is self-isolating after getting ‘pinged’ by app 

‘Many hours of Zoom ahead’: Testing tsar Dido Harding reveals she is self-isolating after getting ‘pinged’ by her own contact tracing app Baroness Harding revealed on Twitter that she has been told to self-isolate The Test & Trace chief said she had ‘many hours of Zoom ahead’   By James Tapsfield, Political Editor For Mailonline Published: … Read more Testing tsar Dido Harding is self-isolating after getting ‘pinged’ by app 

Testing tsar Dido Harding is self-isolating after getting ‘pinged’ by app 

‘Many hours of Zoom ahead’: Testing tsar Dido Harding reveals she is self-isolating after getting ‘pinged’ by her own contact tracing app Baroness Harding revealed on Twitter that she has been told to self-isolate The Test & Trace chief said she had ‘many hours of Zoom ahead’   By James Tapsfield, Political Editor For Mailonline Published: … Read more Testing tsar Dido Harding is self-isolating after getting ‘pinged’ by app 

Coronavirus: Dido Harding claims Test & Trace ‘didn’t predict’ demand surge when schools went back

Test and Trace boss Baroness Dido Harding claims it is ‘not my job’ to predict when the system will get overloaded and claims she didn’t foresee new school year crippling the struggling regime By Sam Blanchard Senior Health Reporter For Mailonline Published: 13:36 GMT, 10 November 2020 | Updated: 13:37 GMT, 10 November 2020 England’s … Read more Coronavirus: Dido Harding claims Test & Trace ‘didn’t predict’ demand surge when schools went back

Tory MP husband of NHS Test and Trace chief Baroness Dido Harding told to self-isolate by Covid app

The MP husband of Test and Trace chief Baroness Dido Harding has been told to self-isolate by the coronavirus app – though she has not been asked to.  Tory MP John Penrose was alerted by the NHS Covid-19 app, part of the operation overseen by his wife. However, Baroness Harding has not received an alert … Read more Tory MP husband of NHS Test and Trace chief Baroness Dido Harding told to self-isolate by Covid app

Covid: Dido Harding admits NHS Test and Trace needs big improvement

Dido Harding admits her under-performing NHS Test and Trace operation needs to take a ‘big leap forward’ to help the country get through the second lockdown but tells the CBI: ‘We will crack this’ Tory peer admitted the operation needed to get faster and better at using data  She found time to take part in … Read more Covid: Dido Harding admits NHS Test and Trace needs big improvement

Dido Harding admits under-performing NHS Test and Trace operation needs to take a ‘big leap forward’

Dido Harding admits her under-performing NHS Test and Trace operation needs to take a ‘big leap forward’ to help the country get through the second lockdown but tells the CBI: ‘We will crack this’ Tory peer admitted the operation needed to get faster and better at using data  She found time to take part in … Read more Dido Harding admits under-performing NHS Test and Trace operation needs to take a ‘big leap forward’

Dido Harding admits test and trace programme not a ‘silver bullet’

NHS Test and Trace boss Dido Harding has admitted the programme is not a ‘silver bullet’ for solving the coronavirus crisis as Michael Gove defended giving police access to self-isolation data. Baroness Harding said the £12 billion programme is ‘undoubtedly a very important’ part of the Government’s efforts to tackle the spread of infection.  But she … Read more Dido Harding admits test and trace programme not a ‘silver bullet’

Senior SAGE advisor hits back at Dido Harding after she blamed group for not predicting second wave

Don’t blame us for testing fiasco! Senior SAGE advisor hits back at Dido Harding after she pointed finger at group for not predicting second wave during grilling by MP over shambles Dido Harding said nobody was ‘expecting’ a big surge in demand for tests That’s despite children going back to school and workers returning to … Read more Senior SAGE advisor hits back at Dido Harding after she blamed group for not predicting second wave

HENRY DEEDES watches Dido Harding explaining the coronavirus testing shambles

An eerie silence suddenly befell Committee Room number six just after 4pm yesterday.  Baroness Dido Harding had just explained to the Commons’ science and technology committee how she’d come to be head of our vital testing programme. The matter had been raised by Graham Stringer (Lab, Blackley and Broughton) who had politely pointed out that … Read more HENRY DEEDES watches Dido Harding explaining the coronavirus testing shambles

Dido Harding is to face a grilling by MPs after overseeing the ‘chaotic disaster’

Testing tsar Dido Harding is facing a grilling from MPs today with the system teetering on the verge of collapse. The Tory peer is set to give evidence to politicians amid anger that coronavirus screening has turned into a ‘chaotic disaster’, with thousands of people struggling to get checked even though a rise in cases was … Read more Dido Harding is to face a grilling by MPs after overseeing the ‘chaotic disaster’