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I am now 5 years in remission from womb cancer but also have high blood pressure and type 2 diabetes. Am I still classed as vulnerable even though I no longer have cancer ??? Thanks
Hi Ribena38 welcome to the forum.
I believe that you are in the vulnerable groups due to your diabetes however go to the NHS inform website and they will tell you all that you need to know about where you fall into any of the vulnerable groups.
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You probably are in the vulnerable group,as my daughter-in-law was sent home on Friday as she has diabetes,and asthma and informed that she should stay at home for 12 weeks.
Hey there ribena38
You're classed as vulnerable, but not highly vulnerable. So that means you don't need to follow shielding protocol, but you do need to self isolate/social distance as much as possible.
Details of highly vulnerable are here - https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/guidance-on-shielding-and-protecting-extremely-vulnerable-persons-from-covid-19/guidance-on-shielding-and-protecting-extremely-vulnerable-persons-from-covid-19#what-do-we-mean-by-extremely-vulnerable
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