New guidance on COVID-19 vaccination requirements when working or deployed in care homes

New guidance on COVID-19 vaccination requirements when working or deployed in care homes

August 17, 2021

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has published guidance on new regulations which make COVID-19 vaccination a requirement for people working or deployed in care homes; the regulations will come into force on 11th November 2021.

The guidance will apply to community pharmacy contractors who are providing services to care homes, for example, providing a locally commissioned service or delivering medicines to care homes.

The guidance provides information on demonstrating evidence of vaccination, medical exemptions and guidance for visiting professionals, as well as requirements when making deliveries to care homes.

View the DHSC Vaccination of people working or deployed in care homes guidance



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