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Local Authority round-up: 12/04/24

Our Local Authority round up provides brief summaries of topical information on a weekly basis, to keep you aware of the changes and updates relevant to you.

Healthcare Newsletter – Case law update – Autumn 2023

Even though it is some time since the lockdown came to an end, Tribunals have dealt with a number of cases relating to the way in which Covid is dealt with in the workplace. Two cases this year illustrate the Tribunals’ approach.

What happens next with mandatory vaccinations for healthcare and social care workers?

After a weekend of speculation, on Monday the Government confirmed that its policy on making vaccination as a condition of deployment (VCOD) for healthcare workers to be permitted to undertake CQC regulated activities (or those who support such activities and have patient contact), was going to be reviewed and is now subject to further consultation.