Following the rollout of rapid lateral flow home testing the government have published guidance around this.
You can find out who is eligible at the moment for twice-weekly testing and how to get tested if you do not have symptoms of coronavirus (COVID-19). This guidance is for people without symptoms. This guidance from the government is called Households and bubbles of pupils, students and staff of schools, nurseries and colleges: get rapid lateral flow tests
Also the guidance COVID-19 rapid lateral flow home test kit instructions has a step-by-step guide available in different formats including easy read on how to use your rapid lateral flow home test kit to test yourself for COVID-19 if you do not have symptoms.
A press release on the 5 April has now stated that everyone in England will be able to access free, regular, rapid coronavirus (COVID-19) testing from 9 April, the government has announced. To read more on this please use this link to the GOV.UK website