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Exemptions from PCR Covid-19 Tests

Georgios Christodoulou (Ataliwyd y cyfrif) made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to NHS England

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Georgios Christodoulou (Ataliwyd y cyfrif)

Dear NHS England,

Please confirm the exemptions from PCR Tests.

Also, please confirm that we can refuse the test up our noses, and can insist on tests with a mouth swab only.

Furthermore, please confirm that we can refuse being zapped on our foreheads to test our temperature.

Finally, please explain why NHS Hospitals are insisting on testing everyone attending hospitals, when we have no symptoms.

Yours faithfully,

Georgios Christodoulou

CONTACTUS, England (NHS ENGLAND & NHS IMPROVEMENT - X24), NHS England

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FOITEAMCRMMAILBOX (NHS ENGLAND & NHS IMPROVEMENT - X24), NHS England

Dear  Georgios Christodoulou 

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Thank you for your communication dated 15/09/2020.
 

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Georgios Christodoulou (Ataliwyd y cyfrif)

Dear FOITEAMCRMMAILBOX (NHS ENGLAND & NHS IMPROVEMENT - X24),

May we please have a response.

Yours sincerely,

Georgios Christodoulou

Georgios Christodoulou (Ataliwyd y cyfrif)

Dear FOITEAMCRMMAILBOX (NHS ENGLAND & NHS IMPROVEMENT - X24),

When are we going to receive your FOI request response please.

Yours sincerely,

Georgios Christodoulou

FOITEAMCRMMAILBOX (NHS ENGLAND & NHS IMPROVEMENT - X24), NHS England

Dear Georgios Christodoulou,

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Gadawodd Amanda Johnstone anodiad ()

Dear Georgios

Have you followed this up as I see NHS England has not answered your questions.

Regards

Amanda

Gadawodd Lewis Schwarz anodiad ()

I might add. It's illegal to not have a response within the deadline. Let alone ignoring it for over half a year.

I put in this same FOI request back in February and didn't even receive a confirmation response.

The ongoing pandemic isn't an excuse to ignore a FOI request, nothing is. It breaches Section 1(1) of the FOI Act.
As well as withholding information (Section 16).

This response would take under 10 minutes.
Even less of a reason to ignore.

This should be followed up and taken further as it's a blatant act of tyranny.

Gadawodd Rob N anodiad ()

Shocking there is no answer to this. I also would like to know and their refusal to answer indicates that an exemption would include such a reason as the test causing you extreme distress.

FOITEAMCRMMAILBOX (NHS ENGLAND & NHS IMPROVEMENT - X24), NHS England

Dear Georgios Christodoulou,

We are writing in relation to the information request you submitted on 15
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RECEIVED:2020-09-15T21:59:34+02:00
FROM:Georgios Christodoulou([FOI #691651 email])
TO: CONTACTUS, England (NHS ENGLAND & NHS IMPROVEMENT -
X24)([NHS England request email])
SUBJECT: Freedom of Information request - Exemptions from PCR Covid-19
Tests
Dear NHS England, Please confirm the exemptions from PCR Tests. Also,
please confirm that we can refuse the test up our noses, and can insist on
tests with a mouth swab only. Furthermore, please confirm that we can
refuse being zapped on our foreheads to test our temperature. Finally,
please explain why NHS Hospitals are insisting on testing everyone
attending hospitals, when we have no symptoms. Yours faithfully, Georgios
Christodoulou
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