Health Secretary Sajid Javid has indicated that Covid vaccines could become mandatory for all NHS staff.
"We haven't made a final decision about whether we're going to make is compulsory, as we have in the care sector, but our direction of travel is to do so," he said. Report by Buseld. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer has called for "common sense" coronavirus restrictions, including mandatory face masks and working from home, to be introduced "as quickly as possible".
"The one thing we need to guard against is the idea that by ignoring the evidence now, ignoring the science now, that we don't end up in a worse position in a few months' time," he said. Report by Buseld. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn