We've been keeping everyone updated regularly; here's a summary of the changes in advice for this rapidly changing situation.

You can get the latest updates here : https://www.haemochromatosis.org.uk/coronavirus

Our guidance was :

  • updated at Noon on 6th January 2021 with details of aspects of the CV19 vaccination programme for people with haemochromatosis
  • updated at Noon on Thursday 5th November 2020 with details for clinically extremely vulnerable people during Lockdown part 2
  • 2pm on Thursday 11th June with details of the UK government's requirement for public transport users to wear face masks from Monday 15th June.
  • updated at Noon on Friday 3rd April with additional resources for people with endocrine conditions (eg diabetes, Addison's Disease, pituitary failure), plus further advice from the Childrens' Commissioner on talking to kids about Covid-19
  • updated at 9am on Monday 30th March with additional resources for maintaining good mental health
  • updated at 9am on Friday 27th March with reassurance from RCOG about pregnancy and Covid-19 
  • updated at Noon on Wednesday 25th March, with additional guidance for people with advanced liver disease and/or liver transplant
  • updated at 10am on Tuesday 24th March with revised UK government advice to STAY AT HOME
  • updated at 5pm on Monday 23rd March, to provide additional links to helpful resources (above)
  • updated at 8am on Friday 20th March with UK government advice regarding school-aged children - "If it is at all possible for children to be at home, then they should be."
  • updated at 4pm on Thursday 19th March with UK government advice re self-isolating and resources for families with young children
  • updated at 11am on Tuesday 17th March with details of revised UK government guidance
  • updated at 11am on Friday 13th March with details of revised UK government guidance
  • updated at 10am on Thursday 12th March with additional localised info for people living in Northern Ireland, Scotland & Wales.
  • originally published at 10am on Tuesday 10th March 2020