The consultation on revoking the vaccination as a condition of deployment (VCOD) policy is now live.
This consultation covers both the CQC-regulated care homes policy, which came into effect on 11 November, and the policy for wider health and social care settings, which is due to come into effect on 1 April.
The consultation is open for one week, closing at 11:45pm on Wednesday 16 February 2022.
The Department of Health and Social Care has published a set of Q&As on VCOD, and you may also find the following supporting documentation helpful:
- Protecting the Adult Social Care sector – Good Practice for Local Booster Vaccination – new paper from the Vaccine Boosters Taskforce for Social Care.
- ASC Winter Vaccines Communications Toolkit
- A letter on the importance of booster vaccinations for agency staff in social care.