Safeguarding and vulnerable groups

Advice on safeguarding vulnerable patients during the COVID-19 pandemic, including shielding those in high-risk groups. 


A document providing practical tips for safeguarding children, families and vulnerable adults during this period. Written by Dr Joy Shacklock, RCGP Safeguarding Clinical Champion.

Last reviewed: 08/03/22

Vulnerable groups

This short module suggests interventions on how to mitigate the impact of loneliness during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond.

Last reviewed: 08/03/22

This module will be updated if there are new announcements on shielding and should be read in conjunction with any local information about added restrictions in your area.

Last reviewed: 08/03/22

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Last modified: Thursday, 10 March 2022, 9:41 AM