Shielding Letter Wales Update. The chief medical officer for wales has confirmed people in wales who are shielding will no longer need to do so after 16 august. Recent results indicate that in all other nations other than wales, 48% of the respondents confirmed that they had received a shielding letter.
For the latest government advice on protecting clinically extremely vulnerable people: If formal shielding is introduced in your area, information on how to access support will be included in your shielding notification letter. Nhs support for patients who are shielding:
But prevalence has not fallen enough to entirely lift the shielding advice.
Dr atherton is developing further advice, to apply after june 15 for people shielding in wales. The letter also provides details of the support that will continue to be available to this group. For the latest government advice on protecting clinically extremely vulnerable people: Welsh cmo letter (oct 2020) to those who were previously shielding.