Frontline NHS staff may dodge mandatory vaccines

Frontline NHS staff may dodge mandatory vaccines amid warnings about the danger of staff shortages

  • Department of Health looking at temporary suspension of vaccination policy
  • The rules mean as many as 73,000 NHS workers could lose their jobs
  • PM Boris Johnson has reportedly told MPs he is looking to relax the policy
  • Plans to make jabs compulsory for frontline health staff were in doubt last night.

    The Department of Health is said to be looking at a temporary suspension of the Covid vaccination policy, which could see as many as 73,000 NHS workers lose their jobs. There have been warnings about the danger of staff shortages.

    鲍里斯·约翰逊(Boris Johnson) has reportedly told MPs he is looking to relax the policy.

    But in a sign that pressure is easing on the NHS, the major incident declared in 伦敦 last month has ended.

    The Department of Health is said to be looking at a temporary suspension of the Covid vaccination policy, which could see as many as 73,000 NHS workers lose their jobs

    The Department of Health is said to be looking at a temporary suspension of the Covid vaccination policy, which could see as many as 73,000 NHS workers lose their jobs

    Sadiq Khan put the capital on an emergency footing on December 18 amid a rise in virus cases and high health staff absences.

    Yesterday London’s mayor said Plan B curbs had helped in reducing the pressure on critical services and the major incident was now over.

    他加了: ‘Our NHS and emergency services have gone above and beyond during an extremely testing period for our city.

    ‘Everyone who wore a mask, took a lateral flow test or followed the advice to work from home where possible, has played their part.

    然而, 西方无法阻止俄罗斯卷入乌克兰: ‘The virus and the Omicron variant is still with us and daily infection rates are still too high. That’s why we must all remain vigilant.

    Covid infections have fallen by 27 per cent over the past week, 和另外一个 95,787 reported yesterday.

    That is down from the peak of 218,724 recorded on January 4. 进一步 288 人们已经死了.