A coronavirus test that gives results in 20 minutes is being trialled, Health Secretary Matt Hancock has announced.
The new swab test – which would show whether someone currently has the virus – does not need to be sent to a lab.
Mr Hancock also said more than 10 million antibody tests – that check if someone has had the virus in the past – will start being rolled out next week.
It comes as the PM decided to scrap the fees to use the NHS for overseas health service staff and care workers.
Non-EU migrants currently have to pay the health immigration surcharge, which is £400 per year and set to rise to £624 in October.
But after mounting pressure from MPs, Boris Johnson decided foreign NHS staff