While antigen tests can be very useful, it is imperative that they are used in the correct way and for the correct reasons. If you have symptoms of Covid 19, you still need to isolate and get a PCR test regardless of the result of an antigen test.
See video below for by deputy CMO Dr Ronal Glynn who explains clearly when and why we should use
antigen tests. Also see 2 minute instructional video below on how to carry out an antigen test correctly.