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Shielding and vaccinations
Information on COVID-19 vaccinations for Clinically Extremely Vulnerable (CEV) people can be found at NHS.UK.
If you are a patient
National shielding in England paused on 1 April 2021. If you are a patient looking for advice, visit the shielded patient pages on NHS.UK.
For the latest guidance on protecting people who are clinically extremely vulnerable, review the latest guidance.
For further information on the shielded patient list, review the guidance for adults, children and young people.
The coronavirus (COVID-19) shielded patient list is enabling partner organisations across government to support and protect those who need shielding at this time. This data shows open data about the Shielded Patient List, and how it has been used.
Guidance for patients with easy read templates available to download.
A brief history of the development of the Shielded Patient List (SPL), from its initiation in March 2020 through to reaching a steady state in May 2020.
We've used the University of Oxford’s QCovid® risk prediction model to identify additional people to be added to the Shielded Patient List (SPL).