10 Nov 2021

Covid: Unvaccinated care home staff in England face sack – will it worsen staff shortages?

Tens of thousands of care staff in England are facing the sack tomorrow as the government’s deadline for employees being fully vaccinated arrives.

Many care providers are extremely concerned about the impact of the new policy, as around 30,000 care home staff have declined the Covid vaccine.

With staff shortages already at crisis point, could mandatory jabs end up harming the vulnerable people ministers aim to protect?