Bureaucratic monster of indifferent test results: Time passes from patients when doctors have to click on the state’s many corona tests


Vin sander to in corona bureaucracy, and the extra desk task risks going beyond our patients with other health problems. The criticism comes from the country’s GPs, who feel overwhelmed by the government’s mass testing. Due to a technicality, all citizens ‘negative test results end up in the doctors’ mailboxes.

In Kolding, currently affected by a major corona outbreak, a medical clinic with more than 8,000 patients met on Monday in a jam-packed inbox. It contained about 900 messages with answers to the patients ‘coronation tests since last Friday, and doctors and secretaries had to manually deal with each one – also all the negative test answers that have no relevance to the doctors’ work.

The government now wants the citizens tested up to twice a week, and with the prospect of another upscaling of the test strategy, the General Practitioners’ Organization (PLO) says. In a letter to the Minister of Health Magnus Heunicke (S), PLO chairman Jørgen Skadborg asks the government to protect family doctors from all the negative test results:


Source: Politiken.dk – Forsiden by politiken.dk.

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