GP update in E-ordering a positive outcome from lockdown

Electronic ordering of lab tests has been available around the country for some time now, but the uptake from GPs has been relatively low in some regions. With COVID-19 forcing the country into lockdown, and for many GPs – taking them online, e-ordering lab tests to support virtual consults saw significant uptake in the Nelson Marlborough region.

MedLab South Lab Manager Rebecca Brosnan says to have more GPs move to e-ordering and be able to continue providing their consults, albeit virtually, is one of the silver linings from the level 4 lockdown.

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