Temporary medical exemptions for Covid-19 jab for people working in care homes

21 September 2021

Director of Adult Social Care Delivery Claire Armstrong has written to local authorities, directors of adult social services, care home providers, care home managers and agencies to say people will be able to self-certify that they meet the medical exemption criteria for Covid-19 vaccination, on a temporary basis.

Update on rare Covid-19 vaccine side effects

14 September 2021

More detailed guidance for health professionals on some rare side effects associated with Covid-19 vaccines has been issued by Public Health England (PHE).

JCVI recommends booster jabs for over 50s

14 September 2021

The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) has recommended booster jabs for over 50s and younger adults with health conditions, amid concern about waning immunity.