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COVID tests and the PSNC

Started 18 days ago

The most important questions about the current debacle are - Who in the PSNC thought it would be acceptable (much less a good idea) to say yes to the stupidity of the 16 digit code? what did they think this would take in terms of resources? did the contractors agree to put in extra to cope, paid for by the payment we recieve?

for too long they have said yes to ANYTHING which brings in a few mor pennies irrespective of how much work is involved... maybe they should be the ones doing it.

Patients have even taken to Twitter to express the “madness” of the process.


https://www.chemistanddruggist.co.uk/CD135817/Lateral-flow-test-chaos-Tearful-pharmacy-customers-16digit-code-madness-and-patient-abuse

But it could be argued that the 16-digit code is a good way to collect data for future learnings.

How do you think the LFT distribution process could be simplified?