Article Tag: COVID-19 Vaccine. vaccination

Care home staff must have the Covid-19 vaccine to keep their jobs

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The Government has approved the controversial legislation requiring care home staff to be vaccinated against Covid-19. The Regulations will come into force on 11 November 2021. A 16-week grace period for care homes to prepare started on 22 July 2021.   What are the rules around care homes and the vaccine? The Health and Social… Read more »

Jab or No Job? Care Home Staff and the Covid Vaccine

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Can care home staff be made to have the Covid vaccine? The Government has put forward a proposal that from 1 October 2021, all people working in Care Quality Commission (CQC) registered care homes will need to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19. Warren Moores, Associate in the Employment Law team, investigates the potential impact of… Read more »

COVID-19 Vaccine: Can Employers Make Staff Take the Vaccine?

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A mass Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccination programme has started to be rolled out which aims to provide doses to up to four million people by the end of December. Although this is welcome news by many, some people may be reluctant to take the vaccine and  there have been questions surrounding whether their employer can actually… Read more »