The coronavirus pandemic continues to be an understandable concern for all of us and those with a weakened immune system may still have at higher risk from a COVID-19 infection.

Whilst the UK government is relaxing it’s COVID-19 related restrictions, it is important that everyone is fully aware and adheres to the current guidelines.

Information about the current restrictions in place across the UK may vary depending on where you live in the UK. Please follow the relevant guidelines.

England

For those living in England:

https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/covid-19-coronavirus-restrictions-what-you-can-and-cannot-do

Specific guidance for those who are clinically extremely vulnerable:

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

Scotland

Guidance for those living in Scotland can be found using the links below.

https://www.gov.scot/coronavirus-covid-19/

https://www.gov.scot/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-protection-levels/

https://www.nhsinform.scot/

Specific guidance for those who are clinically extremely vulnerable:

https://www.nhsinform.scot/illnesses-and-conditions/infections-and-poisoning/coronavirus-covid-19/coronavirus-covid-19-shielding

Wales

Guidance for those living in Wales can be found using the links below.

https://phw.nhs.wales/topics/latest-information-on-novel-coronavirus-covid-19/

https://gov.wales/coronavirus

Specific guidance for those who are clinically extremely vulnerable:

https://gov.wales/guidance-on-shielding-and-protecting-people-defined-on-medical-grounds-as-extremely-vulnerable-from-coronavirus-covid-19-html

Northern Ireland

https://www.nidirect.gov.uk/articles/coronavirus-covid-19-regulations-guidance-what-restrictions-mean-you

https://www.publichealth.hscni.net/

Specific guidance for those who are clinically extremely vulnerable:

https://www.nidirect.gov.uk/articles/coronavirus-covid-19-guidance-clinically-extremely-vulnerable-and-vulnerable-people

 

Coronavirus (COVID-19) symptoms advice:

 

Further Information

For those affected by a blood cancer who have a specific question or query relating to their care, treatment or whether they may be at elevated risk of coronavirus (COVID-19), we recommend they contact their medical team.

Fellow blood cancer charities Blood Cancer UK and Leukaemia Care offer dedicated support lines for those affected by a blood cancer. 

Leukaemia UK Office

Please note that due to the social distancing guidelines introduced by the Government we now have limited access to our office. Our team remains available to reply to enquiries during our working hours Monday - Friday 9:00am - 5:30pm. We will reply to any correspondence sent to our office as soon as possible. Thank you for bearing with us.

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