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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Coronavirus and covid vaccine information for people affected by leukaemia, lymphoma, myeloma, MDS, MPN, or any blood cancer.


Covid vaccine and blood cancer

Covid vaccines: How to get your covid vaccine if you have blood cancer, how effective are they for people with blood cancer, and when can people with blood cancer stop shielding? Updated 28 February 2021.

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Blood cancer and coronavirus

Who is at high risk from coronavirus, understanding your own level of risk, what to do if you get COVID-19 symptoms, and how coronavirus may affect treatment plans. Updated 28 February 2021.

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Blood cancer and coronavirus stories

Hear from other people with blood cancer about their experiences of shielding, managing risk, remote healthcare, working, and coping emotionally.

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Coping with your emotions about coronavirus

If you're feeling anxious, stressed, sad or angry right now, you're not alone. Here are some helpful links and resources.


Staying safe and government guidance

The latest government guidelines for clinically extremely vulnerable people in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, and how to cope with the advice. Updated 16 February 2021.

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Work and money worries if you're at high risk

Your rights at work, what COVID-safe means, help talking to your employer, and where to get financial support. Updated 5 January 2021.

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Impact of COVID-19 on people with blood cancer

Our survey shows how the pandemic is affecting people’s mental health, appointments, treatments and shielding experiences.

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Latest news on COVID-19 and blood cancer

Find out about our work to support people with blood cancer during the pandemic.