1.5 million people in the UK will receive letters from the Government asking them to self-isolate for 12 weeks in the coming days to reduce the risk of contracting Covid-19. For those self isolating already, loneliness may be a feeling that starts in the coming days or weeks.
Professor Kimberley Brownlee, from the University of Warwick's Department of Philosophy comments on loneliness in the UK, and how to combat it at a time when we all need it.
The Government has announced a new national strategy to combat loneliness. Professor Kimberley Brownlee, Philosophy, comments on the recommendation that GPs should be able to 'prescribe' social activities.