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    Briefing on COVID-19 vaccination for unpaid carers - 23 March 2021

    24 March 2021

    Carers UK have updated our briefing for Affiliates regardimng the roll-out of the COVID-19 vaccine to unpaid carers. Please find the updated bvriefing below.  This gives an update on the Standard Operating Procedure for vaccines for unpaid carers, published by the Department for Health and Social Care on the 8th March 2021. It also provides further information about the vaccination route for eligible 'unknown' carers, who are being asked to contact the National Booking System directly regarding being vaccinated. 

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    Briefing on COVID-19 vaccination and unpaid carers - 09 March 2021

    09 March 2021

    On 8th March 20201, the NHS' Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) regarding COVID-19 vaccination for unpaid carers (in England) was published. You can see the SOP in full here. We have created a briefing for our Affiliates in England, regarding the SOP and what it means for the roll-out of the vaccine to unpaid carers. Please find the brieifng below. 

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    Unpaid Carers and COVID-19 vaccination - briefing for Affiliates and Professionals in England

    15 February 2021

    ***POLICY BRIEFING UPDATED ON 4th MARCH 2021*** The Government announced on Sunday 14th February that, the following Monday (15th February), unpaid carers will be included in the next phase of the roll-out of the COVID-19 vaccine in England and will begin to be called forward for vaccine. Following the Government announcement of Priority 6 group vaccinations beginning, NHS England wrote to GPs regarding identifying people within the Priority 6 cohort including unpaid carers. Th

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    Unpaid carers and COVID-19 vaccination - policy briefing

    01 February 2021

    ***POLICY BRIEFING UPDATED ON 1ST FEBRUARY 2021***On 30th December 2020, the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) published updated advice which recommends that carers who are in receipt of Carer’s Allowance or are the main carer of  an elderly or disabled person whose welfare may be at risk if the carer contracted COVID should be included in Priority 6. Carers UK has been campaigning for unpaid carers to be included in the priority lists for the COVID-19 vacc

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