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Q&A: Are pregnant staff considered clinically vulnerable?

Q. A team member has informed the practice that she is pregnant. Please explain the measures we need to implement to protect pregnant staff during the coronavirus crisis. Are pregnant staff considered clinically vulnerable?
A. Some higher-risk occupations, such as those with more significant public contact or healthcare professionals, carry a higher risk of exposure to the virus. In healthcare settings, this may include working in specific higher-risk areas or according to higher-risk procedures, as summarised in the Public Health England publication Guidance on Infection Prevention and Control...

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