Care home workers in England will be required to have a Covid-19 vaccination or risk losing their jobs.
New legislation will require people working in Care Quality Commission-accredited care homes to be fully vaccinated with two doses from October, the Department for Health and Social Care said on Wednesday in a statement. The measure won’t apply to those who are medically exempt, and is subject to Parliamentary approval, it said. There will also be a 16-week grace period.
The move marks the first time Prime Minister