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COVID-19 Pre-Treatment Questionnaire

Clinically extremely vulnerable people
You are considered clinically extremely vulnerable if:

  • your doctor or GP has classed you as clinically extremely vulnerable because they think you're at high risk of getting extremely ill

  • you've been identified as possibly being at high risk through the COVID-19 Population Risk Assessment

  • you've had an organ transplant

  • you're having chemotherapy or antibody treatment for cancer, including immunotherapy

  • you're having an intense course of radiotherapy (radical radiotherapy) for lung cancer

  • you're having targeted cancer treatments that can affect the immune system (such as protein kinase inhibitors or PARP inhibitors)

  • you have a blood or bone marrow cancer (such as leukaemia, lymphoma or myeloma)

  • you've had a bone marrow or stem cell transplant in the past six months, or are still taking immunosuppressant medicine

  • you've been told by a doctor you have a severe lung condition (such as cystic fibrosis, severe asthma or severe COPD)

  • you have a condition that means you have a very high risk of getting infections (such as SCID or sickle cell)

  • you're taking medicine that makes you much more likely to get infections (such as high doses of steroids or immunosuppressant medicine)

  • you have a serious heart condition or are pregnant

  • you have a problem with your spleen or your spleen has been removed (splenectomy)

  • you're an adult with Down's syndrome

  • you're an adult who is having dialysis or has severe (stage 5) long-term kidney disease.

More information about who has been classed as clinically extremely vulnerable is available
on the NHS Digital website.

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