We cancelled the orders when we realised it was easier to order them from ventilator makers.
We then realised we didn't have the PPE to be distributed and blamed nurses for using too much of it.
Individuals stared making scrubs from home.
Individuals started making face shields with 3D printers
They turned out not to work.
Someone then pointed out it was pointless testing for antibodies at that time anyway so needn't have rushed.
As pretty much every other country in the world had put in their order for reagents a fortnight before us, we were at the back of the queue.
Local authorities and CCGs were unable to get localised data about the spread of #Covid19UK
We decided the best way to ensure those who most needed testing got one, was to have the system open to absolutely everyone in the country.
Presumably as a result of the effective distribution of #PPE & testing capacity mentioned earlier.
Staff moved in with their residents as it become obvious to them that RC was not protected after all.
They simply had to get to a test location up to 5 hours drive away.
Eventually we decided to send in the army to provide the tests.
She gracefully stepped down following the data breach in 2015 resulting in a 400k fine for failings in basic IT security.
So ye, don't pin your hopes on this magical system we have been promised.