Are you shielding – tell Healthwatch how it’s been for you

Tens of thousands of people in Leeds have been shielding during the pandemic, so it’s really important that health and care services know how to support them.

If you are one of them Healthwatch in Leeds are asking you to share your experience with them – let them know how it is going for you, and your hopes and worries for the future.


They would like to hear from you whether you have been shielding all the way through or have just started, and also both from those who have received a letter telling them to shield and those who have not received a letter but have decided to shield anyway.

Take the survey here:

Healthwatch Leeds are an independent watchdog whose aim is ensuring people’s voices are at the heart of shaping health and care services in Leeds