The NHS is prioritising people who need urgent care. Some non-urgent appointments, treatment and surgery have been postponed.
It can be disappointing and frustrating if your appointment is postponed.
If they cannot give you another date yet, you should let them know of any changes to your health. Speak with your GP or call NHS 111 if you're worried.
Having appointments from home
Many GP and community care appointments are by phone or video call. This includes nurses, community mental health teams, health visitors and community midwives. You can use your smartphone, tablet or computer for video calls.
If you use British Sign Language (BSL), there is a free interpreting service for medical appointments by: