NHS staff 'will be forced to get Covid vaccine with deadline for BOTH jabs by spring'

FRONTLINE NHS staff will reportedly be forced to get both doses of the Covid vaccine by spring.

The Government is expected to announce the new rules later today.

About 110,000 of more than 1.4million healthcare workers in NHS England have not yet had a first Covid jab.

But Whitehall sources told the BBC health workers will now be given until spring to get their first and second doses.

The decision follows a consultation which began in September and considered whether both the Covid and flu jabs should be compulsory for frontline NHS and care workers.

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