Audiology and Otology Guidance during COVID 19

From the UK’s audiology professional bodies

Published 9th May 2022

Due for Review 1st July 2022

Introduction
This 9th May 2022 guidance replaces our 1st October 2021 guidance.
Covid-19 has now been in the UK for over 2 years, during which time we have acquired a much greater understanding of the virus and the disease. The UK has an effective vaccine programme with 89% of adults who have now received at least one dose. The number of people infected with Covid-19 in the community is not decreasing significantly but the cases of severe disease and death are lower due to the vaccination policy. We appreciate how unpredictable and potentially lethal the infection can be and know that severe disease can manifest in any age group, but that older age groups are more vulnerable if infected…….

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