July 8, 2022

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What is the project?

The SEntIneL1 study is investigating whether sampling from indoor surfaces and air can detect viruses and bacteria that cause respiratory illness in care homes.

You can read more about the project here.

The project is a collaboration between the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA, formerly PHE), the NHS and the University of Bristol.

What is the purpose of the PPI group?

We want this project to benefit people living and working in care homes, for example by designing samplers that residents like the look of, or tools to help staff keep track of infections in the home.