Information on social distancing 

This government guide provides the latest information about social distancing, with particular advice, including about self-isolation, for those who are at increased risk of severe illness - for example people over 70 years of age, those who are pregnant and those with certain underlying health conditions.

  1. Background and scope of guidance
  2. Getting assistance with foods and medicines if you are reducing social contacts
  3. What should you do if you have hospital and GP appointments during this period?
  4. What is the advice for visitors including those who are providing care for you?
  5. What is the advice if I live with a vulnerable person?
  6. Looking after your mental wellbeing
  7. Summary of advice