Shielding paused from 1st April 2021

A letter has been sent to all clinically extremely vulnerable individuals on the 17thMarch 2021 to confirm that shielding will no longer be applicable from 1st April 2021.

This means that clinically extremely vulnerable team members will be able to return to the practice from 1st April 2021 providing all appropriate protection measures and risk assessments are in place, and they are unable to work from home.

From 1st April 2021, clinically extremely vulnerable employees will no longer be eligible for Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) in relation to shielding.