BMA Cymru Wales response to key changes to the COVID-19 testing criteria

by BMA Wales Cymru Press release from BMA Wales.
Location: Wales
Published: Wednesday 18 March 2020
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Responding to the key changes to the COVID-19 testing criteria, Dr David Bailey, Chair, BMA’s Welsh Council said:

“BMA Cymru Wales has been calling for testing for doctors and health care workers as a priority, so we are really pleased our calls have been listened to.

“With priority testing, doctors and health care workers can be free to continue to treat patients safe in the knowledge they are not at risk of passing an infection on, while those who do need to self-isolate can do so in a timely fashion, minimising the risk to patients.”

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