The PAPAA Blog: Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Clinically extremely vulnerable groups
With the changing COVID-19 restrictions, you may like to know what the definition of clinically extremely vulnerable groups are
People who are defined as clinically extremely vulnerable are at very high risk of severe illness from coronavirus. There are 2 ways you may be identified as clinically extremely…
As the daily news appears to report the rise of positive cases and testing, you may like to read the official statistics from the Government website
The website includes the numbers of cases, deaths and tests. The site also includes graphs and cumulative data. There is also a breakdown for all four UK nations (England, Scotland, Wales and…
Extract from The BMJ Opinion by Helen Iliff and Ilora Finlay
How can “shielding” be safely lowered as lockdown is eased?
Those who have been self-shielding or on the NHS shielding list fear their support will vanish, leaving them at heightened risk for a second peak.
The threat to those most clinically vulnerable was communicated from the…
Advice for members of the public and professional users of software and apps used in COVID-19 pandemic has been published by the MHRA.
How to tell if an app is a medical device
If the software or app you are using has a medical purpose it is important that it is CE marked.
A CE mark is a logo that is placed on medical devices to show they…