As the move towards relaxing the UK wide lockdown continues, you may be starting to think about getting out and about yourself. If you have been shielding for several weeks, it’s not unusual to have feelings of anxiety about the prospect of going out again. This may feel unpleasant, but there are some things you can do to help.
The Renal Psychology & Social Work Team, based in University Hospital Wales in Cardiff, has put together a video and downloadable PDF with tips and information to help you deal with the anxiety associated with taking your first steps outside again, as well as other COVID-19 related issues. You can watch the first video in the series by clicking on play below.