Q&A from Cancer Charities Update 18th May 2018

The Government is advising everybody to:
  • Stay alert
  • Stay at home as much as possible
  • Work from home if you can
  • Limit contact with other people
  • Keep your distance if you go out (2 metres apart where possible)
  • Wash your hands regularly
Do not leave home if you or anyone in household has symptoms of coronavirus.
In the first instance, please refer to wider Government guidance on:
  • Staying at home if you think you have coronavirus (self-isolating)
  • Staying alert and safe (social distancing)
  • Staying alert: what you can and cannot do
  • Staying safe outside your home
  • How to protect clinically extremely vulnerable people (shielding)
The Government also have a wide range of information to help people at this time,
including on employment, financial support, school closures and childcare. See:
The following Cancer Charity Support document contains:
  • Cancer patient specific Q&A’s:
    • For people worried they have cancer
    • People living with cancer now
    • People who have had cancer in the past
    • Family/friends/carers of people living with cancer
    • The future
  • Detailed questions about the categorisation of clinically extremely vulnerable people

View the Cancer Charity Support Q&A’s