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Self-isolation/shielding for people with blood cancers – FAQs


The government have now issued full advice for all people considered at extra high risk of severe disease if they contract coronaviruses. Leukaemia Care have broken this information down for you in this blog.

The blog has been created to help you break down the advice from the website links referenced in this blog to work out if the advice given applies to you.

Does this advice apply to me?

What actions must I take to start and maintain self-isolation?

What changes if I or someone I live with begins to have symptoms?

A member of my household is a key worker. Is there somewhere else they can stay?

Should I leave the house for medical appointments?

For more information about self-isolation, including help finding financial support, dealing with employers and assistance with the government support, please email

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Thank you Leukaemia Care for all this information, sources of support and creating the blog, it feels lovely to be cared for in these isolated, scary times.

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