Coronavirus (COVID-19) Highest Risk (formerly Shielding) List end: equality and fairer Scotland impact assessment

This presents an assessment of any differential impact on each of the protected characteristics of the decision to end Scotland’s Covid Highest Risk List, formerly the Shielding List and considers any possible inequality of outcomes of the policy due to socio-economic differences.

9. New Identification Process

9.1 We are working with PHS to stand up an identification process to be able to rapidly generate an accurate list of individuals for vaccine prioritisation, treatments and to provide additional advice in the event of an escalated threat level. We have communicated the new identification process to those on the list at the time of announcing the end of the HRL.



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