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Shielding: Conditions on NHS Digital's list

NHS Digital's list of conditions requiring shielding 

Conditions that fall under the criteria for shielding 

NHS Digital has put together a list of conditions that mean patients should be shielding. However, it is not a definitive list as it does not include conditions that may be added by secondary care or GPs. The annex below contains only a technical list of conditions that match with the chief medical officer's criteria for shielding. (Both spreadsheets contain the same list, just converted into different code types.)

Source: NHS Digital, Annex B: ICD-10 and OPCS-4 code list (and SNOMED-CT flu mappings) [accessed on 29 April]

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