BTS Guidance for Health Care Professionals in Relation to Shielding

This document can also be found on the Official website of the British Thoracic Society at https://www.brit-thoracic.org.uk
This document helps to clarify the broad principles on which decisions can be made to raise or relax restrictions on personal freedoms during the COVID-19 pandemic. It focuses on three main issues; firstly on restrictions that apply to the whole population, secondly on special additional restrictions for individuals at higher risk and lastly Shielding restrictions.
This resource is part of a Collection of similar guidelines entitled "COVID 19: The Elderly", and it is included in the series of Collections supporting response to COVID-19 outbreak. Collections are monitored daily and new content is added.