This publication presents the findings of the Public Health Scotland COVID-19 Shielding Programme (Scotland) Impact and Experience Survey. This online survey, which ran between 1 and 14 June 2020, was open to individuals who had received a letter from Scotland’s Chief Medical Officer advising them to follow shielding guidance. Individuals caring for someone else who had received a letter were also able to participate. The publication covers the following topics: shielding behaviour, negative impacts of shielding, shielding support and unmet needs.

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Last updated: 20 November 2023