Site rejecting applications almost as soon as it opens. Or closed. Or open but ‘sold’ out with no option to pre-order
Last night, Health Secretary Matt Hancock promised that from this morning ‘essential workers’ would be able to order their own test-at-home kits to check their coronavirus status.
Predictably, it was a shambles.
Visitors to the page reported that it was rejecting their applications because it couldn’t confirm their details – even though they hadn’t put any in yet:
Others tried and found the site closed altogether:
Those who could get through were told there were no more tests available for the day, even though the page had only just opened. No option was offered to order a test for when it is available. Instead, they are being told to try again daily until they get one:
A Tory promise was a meaningless soundbite concealing an empty shambles. Just for a change.
Meanwhile, NHS workers continue to find accessing testing impossible.
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