NHS contact tracing app: how does it work and when can you download it?

The Telegraph | May 23, 2020 at 8:06 AM
  • With Britain in lockdown, the Government has been racing to find ways to ease restrictions without putting public safety at risk.
  • The NHS’s technology and research arm NHSX has developed the app with researchers from Oxford University and using developers from tech companies like VMWare.
  • Apps that use the API (which must be made by a public official) send users “exposure notifications” if they have been in contact with someone who contracted coronavirus.