Staff at drive-through COVID-19 testing clinic getting ‘trashed and thrashed’

The first GP clinic in Victoria to set up a drive-though testing centre for COVID-19 is in danger of closing down.

Dr Mukesh Haikerwal, who runs the Altona North clinic, says staff are being “trashed and thrashed” and the clinic is struggling to deal with an influx of people clambering at the doors to get tested.

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Doctor takes to the car park to test for coronavirus

A leading Melbourne doctor has taken to swabbing patients for coronavirus in their cars amid fears GPs are ill-equipped to deal with a potential outbreak.

Altona North GP Mukesh Haikerwal said his busy clinic was down to just five protective masks and doctors needed more support, both with equipment and guidance.

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