ExpressTest provides fast, accurate and reliable COVID-19 testing solutions across the UK.
ExpressTest is a programme that is run by the direct to consumer division of Cignpost Diagnostics Limited.
Cignpost Diagnostics Limited deliver world-class client solutions in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, providing COVID-19 testing to media and corporate clients, such as Netflix, the BBC, Amazon and the PGA European Tour.
Why Choose Us
Meet Our Founders
Meet our founders below and learn more about their roles and previous experiences.
Denis KinaneFounder and Chief Medical Officer
Denis has been in academia for 35 years serving in various capacities ranging from Professor to Dean in universities across Europe and the USA, including the Perelman School of Medicine (Penn), University of Penn (Ivy League), University of Louisville, Glasgow University and the University of Bern, Switzerland. Denis is Director of two large US and Chinese Health Companies and Scientific Director, CMO and Founder of several smaller international companies.
Steve is one of the founders of Cignpost Diagnostics and Cignpost Health. As CEO of Inchora, a UK based investment company, he has overseen the investment into companies in the UK such as Tenant Shop and Albany Park. He is also a Director of Neo Technologies and Metageni, which are both innovative data technology companies. Steve holds Fellowships with both the Royal Institute of Management and the RSA and Chairs the All Party Political Group Business in a Pandemic (Covid) world.
Nick has extensive experience across the public, private and voluntary sectors. He is the Lead NED for the Department of Work & Pensions and chairs London & Continental Railways, owned by the Department for Transport. Previously he was the Lead Non-Executive Director for the Ministry of Housing and Local Government, and the Deputy Leader of Westminster Council. Nick is also founder of social enterprise charity, Safe Haven. He has also held senior strategy and finance roles with ITV and Laura Ashley.
Frequently asked questions
Should you have any questions regarding our testing centre tests and our home testing kits, check out a selection of the most popular questions asked below or view our dedicated FAQ’s page for more detailed questions and answers.
You can book and pay for your preferred time and testing centre via our ‘Book a Test’ page. Within 30 minutes of paying and booking, you will then be sent a confirmation email with a QR code.
You must bring a copy of the QR code with you on the day of your test. Please also bring a copy of your valid passport if you require a Fit to Fly Certificate or have booked for Test to Release test.
ExpressTest is a COVID-19 screening service providing fast, accurate and reliable RT - PCR screening across the UK.
We currently have testing centres at Birmingham, Edinburgh, Gatwick and Heathrow airports, as well as local testing centres across the country - please see our 'Testing centres' page to find the test centre nearest you.