Nottingham dad's frustration at coronavirus testing as he is given appointment in Edinburgh

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A Nottingham dad said he had to book a coronavirus test in Edinburgh to ensure his daughter could return to school.

After trying “50 times” to book a test and spending hours on hold to 119, social worker Mahmoon Rasheed, 34, managed to secure a slot for a test in Scotland.

It comes as families across the county are struggling to book tests or access coronavirus home kits.

A spokesperson at Public Health England said it is seeing “significant demand” for tests.

Mahmoon’s daughter Husnah, eight, had developed mild coronavirus symptoms on Wednesday, September 9 and her school Bluecoat Primary School had advised her and her siblings to isolate as a result.

Dad-of-three Mahmoon, of

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