COVID-19: Making vaccinations mandatory for health and social care workers

The Department of Health and Social Care has published its response to the consultation on mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations for health and social care workers.

The response confirms that vaccinations will become mandatory for those with face-to-face contact with patients and service users, unless they are exempt – see exemption rules here.

Implementing regulations will come into force on 1 April 2022 after a 12-week grace period.

Read more here.

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