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From: Dr Nikita Kanani MBE

Issue date: 03-Apr-2020 13:43:19

This alert has been issued to:
  • Clinical Commissioning Groups
  • NHS Regional Offices
  • GP - Locum
  • NHS 111 and Out of hours providers
  • GP Practices
  • Primary Care Networks

Action category: Important information for immediate action

Title: Update on the Government's shielding policy and implications for General Practice

Broadcast content: The attached alert provides an update following the letter issued on 21 March to GP Practices regarding the management and shielding of patients who are at the highest risk of severe morbidity and mortality from coronavirus (COVID-19).

For reference, the letter issued on 21 March is available at this link.

Additional information: NHS England Regional Offices: please cascade this alert to any GP Practices not yet registered with CAS.

Alert reference: CEM/CMO/2020/015


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