* 5.11.2020 update *

Your GP will not provide you with a letter for your employer if you are a shielded list patient. You will receive a letter from NHSE, which can be used as evidence for SSP. 

Please do not ask us for supporting letters for your employer. 

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/new-national-restrictions-from-5-november

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/guidance-on-shielding-and-protecting-extremely-vulnerable-persons-from-covid-19/guidance-on-shielding-and-protecting-extremely-vulnerable-persons-from-covid-19

https://digital.nhs.uk/coronavirus/shielded-patient-list#risk-criteria

Isolation advice if you have symptoms or are diagnosed as COVID positive; 

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/self-isolation-and-treatment/how-long-to-self-isolate/

NHS Responders support continues https://nhsvolunteerresponders.org.uk/

 

Government is currently advising people to shield until at least the 31st July (irrespective of when the letter from the NHS was received) and is regularly monitoring this position

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/people-at-higher-risk-from-coronavirus/advice-about-your-condition-and-coronavirus/

https://digital.nhs.uk/coronavirus/shielded-patient-list/guidance-for-general-practice

https://digital.nhs.uk/coronavirus/shielded-patient-list/methodology

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/guidance-on-shielding-and-protecting-extremely-vulnerable-persons-from-covid-19/guidance-on-shielding-and-protecting-extremely-vulnerable-persons-from-covid-19

 

Copy of high risk letter you will received /have received here 

Patient leaflet COVID information can be found here 

https://www.southportandformbyccg.nhs.uk/get-informed/latest-news/the-nhs-is-here-to-help-you-if-you-need-urgent-help/