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FOI – 000326 Go-Centric COVID-19 test and trace activity (HTML)

Published on 09 January 2023

Date received – 7 December 2022 | Date responded – 9 January 2023


All information on the deteriorating financial position of Go-Centric, a company engaged by NSS to conduct COVID-19 test and trace activity on its behalf.

This should include any intimation from the company that it may not be able to fulfil its contracted obligations - and any response from you on the matter.

The company ceased trading on December 1 2022 so I'd appreciate any information related to this impending event which you hold.


I can advise you that we have now completed the search of our records and can provide you with the following information as appendices:

Some of the documentation includes personal data of third parties, specifically, names of individuals which have not been released into the public domain on any previous FOIs or literature regarding this topic. Where this is the case, these names and contact details have been redacted in line with exception (Section 38 (1)(b)) of the FOISA

I trust you will find the information of assistance and if you require any further information, please do not hesitate to contact us.

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If you require any further information, please contact the Head of Information and Cyber Security, Digital and Security, within 40 working days of the date of this correspondence.



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