April 27, 2021

Covid 19: supporting the vulnerable during lockdown

One consequence of inviting local clinicians to amend the nationally prepared list of clinically vulnerable people (the ‘shielded patient list’ or the list) eligible for support was the introduction of a postcode lottery.

Clearly government has learned lessons which have fed into more recent iterations of shielding and we welcome the greater role that local authorities now play in supporting people without central direction.

Read more – House of Commons (15/4/21)

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