Thousands of Covid-19 tests cancelled – GP

first_img By News Highland – March 25, 2020 Thousands of Covid-19 tests cancelled – GP RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Google+ Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA WhatsApp Twitter Facebook Previous articleDonegal athletes will be guaranteed grantsNext articleTory Island Ferry Service to be curtailed News Highland Facebookcenter_img DL Debate – 24/05/21 WhatsApp Pinterest Google+ Pinterest Patients who have been given an appointment for a Covid-19 test will still be swabbed.But under new priority measures issued last night, people who previously sought tests will not now receive them, and should apply again through their GP.From now on people will only be tested if they have a fever and coughing or breathlessness, they must also be either at risk, a healthcare worker or a close contact of a confirmed case.Dr Dennis McCauley from the Covid-19 GP group says tens of thousands of patients have effectively had tests cancelled…………….Audio Playerhttps://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/15mccauley.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Twitter Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows AudioHomepage BannerNews Nine til Noon Show – Listen back to Monday’s Programmelast_img read more