COVID-19 DOUBLE VACCINATION REQUIREMENT FOR HEALTH ANDSOCIAL CARE STAFF TO BE REMOVED FROM 15 MARCH 2022
The legal requirement for health and social care staff to be double vaccinated from 1 April 2022 is to be removed from the regulations requiring COVID-19 vaccination to work in Quality Care Commission registered care homes are to be lifted from the 15 March.
The Health and Social Care Secretary confirmed the lifting of the legal requirement to be double vaccinated on 1 March 2022. This was following a public consultation where 90% of the responses supported the removal of the legal requirement for health and social care staff to be double jabbed.
The easing of the restrictions and removal of the regulations is with an aim to returning to normality.
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