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22 October 2020 This was published under the 2016 to 2021 administration of the Welsh Government Letters from the Chief Medical Officer for Wales (CMO) to those who are extremely vulnerable and were previously shielding, are currently being issued. We have recently seen an increase in cases of coronavirus across our communities 30 July 2020 Letters from the Chief Medical Officer for Wales (CMO) to those who are shielding are currently being issued. This letter confirms the announcement by the CMO on 15 th July, that individuals who have been shielding no longer need to do so from 16 th August But our advice to people who are shielding in Wales remains the same as set out in the letters sent by the Chief Medical Officer earlier this month. The June letters to the shielded group in Wales included two important changes: The first change related to exercise Shielding measures are no longer 'necessary', says Wales' Chief Medical Officer, and it is 'unlikely' that they will be brought back in the future. Advice around shielding measures had been paused.. Wales' chief medical officer does not expect to have to reintroduce shielding measures again in the future Those classed as clinically, extremely vulnerable will not be asked to shield at this time, Wales' chief medical officer (CMO) has confirmed

In a letter to all shielding people, Wales' Chief Medical Officer Dr Frank Atherton said: As the risk of becoming very sick is lower I am continuing to advise everyone on the shielding patient.. Those who have been shielding in Wales will no longer need to do so from 1 April, the Chief Medical Officer has advised. People who are deemed clinically extremely vulnerable were advised to. Wales' chief medical officer, Dr Frank Atherton Vulnerable people will not be asked to shield despite the recent increase in coronavirus cases, Wales' Chief Medical Officer has said. Shielding advice to people who are classed as extremely clinically vulnerable was lifted on April 1 this year Welsh ministers have asked 130,000 people in Wales to isolate at home during previous lockdowns. But based on current evidence, Chief Medical Officer Frank Atherton does not expect to have to do.

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How long will people need to shield for? The Health Minister announced that as the initial shielding period of 12 weeks is coming to an end on 15 June, the Chief Medical Officer will write n ew letters to those shielding. The letters will outline the two changes above and advise people to follow the current advice of not going shopping or to work Almost 130,000 people will this week start receiving a letter from the Chief Medical Officer for Wales setting out the latest advice to protect them from coronavirus. They will be asked to continue shielding until 16 August, but the letter will also describe how the medical advice has changed to enable them to go outdoors to meet other people. Letters to 'Shielding Patients' - update from Welsh Government on 31 March 2020 All those identified as being at a very high risk of severe illness form coronavirus (due to a serious underlying health issue) will receive a letter from the Chief Medical Officer for Wales by no later than Saturday 4 April BBC Wales has been told local government minister Julie James briefed council leaders about the error on Friday. The letters from the chief medical officer, which should have been delivered by 3..

The chief medical officer for wales will write once more to you advising what to do after 16 august 2020. Letter to sufferers, 22 june 2020 translations and accessible codecs of a letter from the federal government despatched to sufferers in england who're shielding To provide some reassurance, the chief medical officer will be writing to all those on the shielding patient list. The letter includes information about vaccine effectiveness and encourages those who have not yet taken up the offer to do so. It also emphasises the importance of receiving both doses Letters from the Chief Medical Officer for Wales to those who are shielding are currently being issued. This letter follows the announcement on 15th July, that individuals who have been shielding no longer need to do so from 16th August. The letter also provides details of the support that will continue to be available to this group. The letter.

Coronavirus recap: Wales' chief medical officer to give Covid-19 update as letters sent to shielding groups Dr Frank Atherton is expected to announce a new date for vulnerable people protecting.. Those shielding in Pembrokeshire - totaling more than 5,600 people - are asked to continue to follow the advice of the Chief Medical Officer for Wales' letter sent out at the start of June. That recommends continued shielding until August 16 In March 80,000 people in Wales were issued shielding letters, 13,000 went to the wrong addresses and thousands were missed and had to be sorted by GPs. A Written Statement by the Health Minister, Vaughan Gething AM, today reveals that the Chief Medical Officer for Wales will this week send letters to further high risk patients advising them to. Shielding set to continue for 130,000 people in Wales until August 16. Almost 130,000 people will this week start receiving a letter from the Chief Medical Officer for Wales setting out the latest advice to protect them from coronavirus. They will be asked to continue shielding until 16 August, but the letter will also describe how the medical. The Chief Medical Officer for Wales, Dr Frank Atherton, is issuing letters to everyone on the shielding patients list (SPL) on how best to protect themselves during the second wave

  1. g this advice but will take some time to reach individuals due to the festive period. These letters can be used as evidence..
  2. Almost 130,000 people will this week start receiving a letter from the Chief Medical Officer for Wales setting out the latest advice to protect them from coronavirus. They will be asked to continue shielding until August 16, but the letter will also describe how the medical advice has changed to enable them to go outdoors to meet other people.
  3. g the changes that were announced on Sunday 31 May and also asking those who are shielding to continue to do so for a further period of time
  4. Mmrr 1 year ago. I'm in Scotland, I received a letter a few days ago saying I should shield until 31/7/2020. I understand people in England received a letter too, but the date was different. oldtimer 1 year ago. I had my letter from the Chief Medical Officer of Wales last week. allanah 1 year ago. I know Boris said he would be announcing.
  5. All those identified as being at high risk of severe illness from coronavirus (due to a serious underlying health issue) will receive a letter from the Chief Medical Officer for. Wales. This is known as a 'shielding letter'. Most people will have received their letter by 3 April but a number of letters have been re-issued and these will be.

The Chief Medical Officer will be writing to everyone who was previously shielding to confirm this advice. You can view the Chief Medical Officer's letter on the Welsh Government website: Written Statement: New advice to those who are Clinically Extremely Vulnerable - previously 'shielding' (22 December 2020) | GOV.WALES LETTERS from the Chief Medical Officer for Wales (CMO) to those who are extremely vulnerable and were previously shielding, are currently being issued. Welsh Government issued the following statement today, Thursday (Oct 22). We have recently seen an increase in cases of coronavirus across our communities

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Covid in Wales: Shielding will not be used again, top doctor says Chief Medical Officer Frank Atherton does not expect to have to do that in future. In a letter being mailed to people on. All those identified as being at high risk of severe illness from coronavirus (due to a serious underlying health issue) will receive a letter from the Chief Medical Officer for Wales. This is known as a 'shielding letter' Shielding advice for Wales until 16 August 2020. From: Dr Chris Jones, Deputy Chief Medical Officer Date: 22 June 2020 Easy read statement I am writing this letter to let you know that the shielding advice for people in Wales is not changing People shielding in Wales told not to attend work or school. By The Newsroom People who were previously shielding should no longer attend work or school outside the home due to the surge in coronavirus cases in Wales the Letters being sent by the country's chief medical officer confirming the advice can be used as evidence for.

The Chief Medical Officer for Wales has advised that shielding should continue until the 16 August 2020. A letter is being sent to everyone in Wales who is shielding to tell them this and what to do next The Welsh Government has extended the current shielding period from 7 February until 31 March. he was acting on the advice of Wales' Chief Medical Officer, it would send letters to people.

Shielding 'unlikely' to be introduced again, says Wales

The 130,000 people who are shielding in Wales will receive a letter from the Chief Medical Officer for Wales setting out the latest advice to protect them from coronavirus They have been following strict shielding advice for 12 weeks. Wales' Chief Medical Officer, Dr Frank Atherton, said: Since the start of the pandemic, we have been focused on ensuring people.

ALMOST 130,000 people will this week start receiving a letter from the Chief Medical Officer for Wales setting out the latest advice to protect them from coronavirus. They will be asked to continue shielding until August 16, but the letter will also describe how the medical advice has changed to enable them to go outdoors to meet other people. The letters may include advice on: the need to adhere to social/physical distancing as well as hand hygiene and infection control precautions on arriving and leaving the appointment; visitors who have received a shielding letter from the Chief Medical Officer for Wales should not accompany patients unless essential The reminder comes after Health Secretary Matt Hancock and Deputy Chief Medical Officer for England, Jenny Harries, announced changes this evening to the shielding guidance for residents in England from August 1st. Around 130,000 people across Wales have been shielding since the advice from the Welsh Government was issued back in March All those identified as being at high risk of severe illness from coronavirus (due to a serious underlying health issue) will receive a letter from the Chief Medical Officer for Wales.. This is known as a 'shielding letter'.. The letter advises people to stay at home until at least 15 June 2020 and contains a range of further information and advice, including how those who have no-one else.

Wales issues new advice to people shielding: do not go to work or school Letters from the chief medical officer for Wales will be issued confirming this advice but will take some time to reach. A letter from Chief Medical Officer for Wales Dr Frank Atherton will shortly be posted to all those who had previously been shielding in Wales, and some might receive the letter for the first time. Statement from the Deputy Chief Medical Officer for Wales. I am making this statement today to confirm there are no changes to our advice to the group of people who are shielding in Wales. We are asking this group of people to continue following the shielding advice set out in the Chief Medical Officer for Wales' most recent letter sent out. The Chief Medical Officer for Wales is continuing to develop his advice for what shielding people should and should not do after the 15 June. All who are shielding will receive a letter from the Chief Medical Officer for Wales before 15 June setting out the next steps. Click here to read the full written statement The Chief Medical Officer is continuing to develop his advice for shielding people after 15 June. All who are shielding will receive a letter from the Chief Medical Officer for Wales in the coming fortnight setting out the next steps

Deputy chief medical officer for Wales, Dr Chris Jones, has issued a statement confirming there are no changes to previous advice. He said: We are asking this group of people to continue following the shielding advice set out in the Chief Medical Officer for Wales' most recent letter sent out at the beginning of June, until August 16 The letter, from the Chief Medical Officer for Wales, explains that while the shielding period has been extended, those who are shielding can now leave their home to exercise or meet outside with people from another household. The guidance is for use by people who are shielding in their own home, or are in long-term care facilities Date published: 07 January 2021. The Department of Health has today reiterated the advice regarding shielding by people who are Clinically Extremely Vulnerable to Covid-19. Updated advice to Clinically Extremely Vulnerable people was issued just before Christmas - with a commitment that letters from the Chief Medical Officer would follow

People shielding in Wales advised not to leave home for work or school. Letters from the Chief Medical Officer for Wales (CMO) will be issued confirming this advice but will take some time to reach individuals due to the festive period. These letters can be used as evidence for the purposes of claiming statutory sick pay Mr Gething said the latest letters advise people to shield until at least 15 June 2020, and the four UK Chief Medical Officers will be meeting again to consider next steps ahead of mid-June Almost 130,000 people in Wales will be asked to continue shielding from coronavirus for at least another two months. Vulnerable groups will start receiving letters from the chief medical officer. Friday 16 October 2020, 3:04pm. Credit: PA. The chief medical officer for Wales is preparing fresh advice to people previously on the shielding list in Wales, First Minister Mark Drakeford has.

Wales' chief medical officer does not expect to have to

Almost 130,000 people will this week start receiving a letter from the Chief Medical Officer for Wales setting out the latest advice to protect them from coronavirus. They will be asked to continue shielding until 16 August, but the letter will also describe how the medical advice has changed to enable them to go outdoor ALMOST 130,000 people will this week start receiving a letter from the chief medical Officer for Wales setting out the latest advice to protect them from coronavirus. They will be asked to continue shielding until Sunday, August 16, but the letter will also describe how the medical advice has changed to enable them to go outdoors to meet other.

The updated advice for people who were shielding in Wales

People in Wales who are shielding from coronavirus are being urged to continue doing so so until mid August. The reminder comes after Health Secretary Matt Hancock and Deputy Chief Medical Officer for England, Jenny Harries, announced changes this evening to the shielding guidance for residents in England from August 1st. Around 130,000 people across [ The Chief Medical Officer for Wales has said that shielding should continue until the 16 August 2020. If you are shielding you should have received a letter to tell you this and what to do next. The Chief Medical Officer for Wales will write again to you advising what to do after 16 August 2020

The Wales Carers Alliance is an alliance of Welsh charities that exists to uphold unpaid carers rights and champion the voice of carers across Wales. The Alliance has written a letter in response to the Welsh Government and Chief Medical Officer of Wales after their response to the Wales Carers Alliance which was written to highlight the key. Letter to GPs from the Chief Medical Officer and Medical Director of NHS England and NHS Improvement on management of adults classed vulnerable to COVID19 infection The Chief Medical Officer has written to GPs about the management and shielding of patients who are at the highest risk of severe morbidity and mortality from coronavirus (COVID-19) Covid-19: An open letter to the UK's chief medical officers. September 21, 2020. A group of experts have written to the UK CMOs and GCSA, expressing concern about a second wave of covid-19. Professor Chris Whitty; CMO, England. Dr Frank Atherton; CMO, Wales We are asking this group of people to continue following the shielding advice set out in the chief medical officer for Wales' most recent letter sent out at the beginning of June, until August 16

Despite the rise in Covid-19 cases recently, Wales' chief medical officer is not advising people to shield at this time. Health minister Eluned Morgan said that those on the shielding patient list. Covid vaccine The Chief Medical Officer has written to all shielding people in Wales as it prepares for the August 7 reopening Girl, 16, arrested in connection with alleged Bute Park assaul Wales' extremely vulnerable to receive shielding letters soon, says government decision was made on the advice of Wales' chief medical officer Dr Frank Atherton. be kept under review by. I live in Wales. I had my letter very early on (in the first week) and it came from the Chief Medical Officer Wales. Who sends out the letter does seem to vary with area. I think that both GPs and Rheumatology departments were asked for lists of patients who should be 'shielded'

Shielding to be paused in Wales from 1 April, Chief

People shielding in Wales told not to attend work or school Letters being sent by the country's chief medical officer confirming the advice can be used as evidence for claiming statutory. ALMOST 130,000 people will this week start receiving a letter from the Chief Medical Officer for Wales setting out the latest advice to protect them from coronavirus. They will be asked to continue shielding until 16 August, but the letter will also describe how the medical advice has changed to enable them to go outdoor Letters from the Chief Medical Officer for Wales (CMO) will be issued confirming this advice but will take some time to reach individuals due to the festive period. This decision has been taken based on number of factors but has been influenced most recently by the significant recent growth in rates of infection, possibly due to the new.

This was the stark warning of Wales' chief medical officer Frank Atherton on Monday (Jul 12). There have been almost 1,200 new confirmed Covid cases in Wales for the last 48-hour period. The latest update from Public Health Wales on Monday, July 12 recorded 1,190 more positive cases to bring the total since the pandemic began to 225,691 The Chief Medical Officer for Wales has sent out a further 21,000 letters to high risk patients across Wales setting out the steps they should take to protect their health. In line with the initial 12 week shielding advice issued in late March, the latest letters advise people to shield until at least June 15 A number of constituents have been in touch to ask if 'shielding' will be re-introduced in Wales as part of the Fire Break regulations. Welsh Government have confirmed that letters from the Chief Medical Officer for Wales (CMO) to those who are extremely vulnerable and were previously shielding, are currently being issued

Vulnerable people in Wales will not be advised to shiel

Almost 130,000 people will this week start receiving a letter from the Chief Medical Officer for Wales setting out the latest advice to protect them from coronavirus. They will be asked to continue shielding until 16 August, but the letter will also describe how the medical advice has changed to enable them to go outdoors [ Wales' Chief Medical Officer has said The Chief Medical Officer for Wales has said that those most at risk from coronavirus can stop shielding after 16th August 2020. Those currently shielding will receive a letter, known as a 'shielding letter' which will inform them of this development and what to do next

The Department of Health has today reiterated the advice regarding shielding by people who are Clinically Extremely Vulnerable (CEV) to Covid-19. Updated advice to Clinically Extremely Vulnerable people was issued just before Christmas - with a commitment that letters from the Chief Medical Officer would follow. Some of these letters have already been received In Wales, the chief medical officer has already advised the roughly 130,000 residents who are shielding to continue to do so until August 16. set out in the letters sent by the chief medical. The English Government was able to provide supermarkets with lists of those who received shielding letters for priority shopping slots. In Wales, like England, those required to shield were sent a letter by the Chief Medical Officer reviewed by GPs. This list was provided to supermarkets and councils to target additional support Shielding to continue for longer for 130,000 people in Wales. People in Wales who have a health condition that makes them vulnerable to coronavirus are to be asked to continue shielding until.

There is different guidance for clinically extremely vulnerable people living in Scotland, living in Wales and living in Northern Ireland. What has changed. Shielding advice was paused on 1 April. When Coronavirus first started to spread in Wales we took unprecedented action, based on advice from the Chief Medical Officer for Wales, to advise people with serious underlying health conditions to stay at home and shield themselves. We did so as the evidence suggested these people were more susceptible to the most serious effects of COVID-19 The Chief Medical Officer is continuing to develop his advice for what shielding people should and should not do after the 15 June. All who are shielding will receive a letter from the Chief Medical Officer for Wales before 15 June setting out the next steps. This advice comes from Chief Medical Officer for Wales, Dr Frank Atherton, who said THE chief medical officer for Wales, Dr Frank Atherton has confirmed people in Wales who are shielding will no longer need to do so after August 16. Around 130,000 people in Wales have been advised to take shielding measures since the start of the pandemic because they are at high risk of developing serious illness if they contract coronavirus People shielding in Wales are likely to get a letter soon - but it will not see shielding reintroduced as it was shielding was ended by the Chief Medical Officer on August 16. I know the.

Covid in Wales: Shielding will not be used again, top

The Chief Medical Officer has advised that shielding should continue until 16 August (last updated 5 June) Over 5,000 people in Powys are due to receive a letter from the Chief Medical Officer for Wales setting out the latest advice to protect them from coronavirus Everybody receiving shielding letters from the Chief Medical Officer for Wales is being called by a Council officer to arrange community support or food box deliveries if required. So far more than 3,000 residents have been contacted and support provided has included referrals to community groups or local charities for help with, for example. The Chief Medical Officer for Wales initially advised those who were most susceptible to the most serious effects of COVID 19 to shield for a period of 12 weeks. That initial 12 weeks comes to an end on 15 June and the Chief Medical Officer for Wales has now confirmed the next steps for this group of people All those identified as being at a very high risk of severe illness from coronavirus (due to a serious underlying health issue) will receive a letter from the Chief Medical Officer for Wales by no later than the end of this week (by 3 rd April). This is known as a 'shielding letter'.Please do not contact your GP this week Deputy chief medical officer for Wales, Dr Chris Jones, said: I am making this statement today to confirm there are no changes to our advice to the group of people who are shielding in Wales. We are asking this group of people to continue following the shielding advice set out in the Chief Medical Officer for Wales' most recent letter.

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Shielding is to return across England and Scotland after and the Prime Minister said all those affected will receive letters 'shortly'. 'The chief medical officer is writing to. Coronavirus: shielding to end in Wales on August 16. PEOPLE in Wales who are shielding will no longer need to do so after August 16, Chief Medical Officer for Wales Dr Frank Atherton has said today, July 16. Around 130,000 people in Wales have been advised to take shielding measures since the start of the pandemic because they are at high risk.