Information for individuals: sick pay, benefits, personal finance and testing







Please visit the following Government page for the latest updates on support schemes including Universal Credit, Statutory Sick Pay and other financial assistance.


For details of coronavirus testing please see this link to Norfolk County Council 

Norfolk and Waveney Testing Scheme
If you are an essential worker you can get tested at three sites across Norfolk.

  • James Paget University Hospital
  • The Centrum Centre near Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital
  • Queen Elizabeth Hospital, King’s Lynn

These appointments need to be booked via the local system being run by Norfolk and Waveney CCG.
Find out how to book a local test at

Essential Workers
Essential workers are NHS staff, social care staff and a variety of other professions essential to managing the response to coronavirus. You can check if your role is in the essential worker category at

Arranging a test via the national testing scheme
You can check if you are eligible for a test at You can also apply for a home test kit or arrange a visit to a regional drive-through test site (subject to availability) at the government’s coronavirus (COVID-19): getting tested website.