Covid 19 test results – current position

1) GPs will be the last to receive the results of COVID-1 test

2) Results will be issued first to the patient

3) If the result is negative, patient will receive a text message from Public health

4) If positive, patient will be phoned by a PH Doctor to enable contact tracing, they will advise on patient self isolation and protocol for household contacts

GPs will received the result but at a later date