Vaccination is seen as a key part of the Government’s strategy to bring COVID-19 under control. This guidance note does not address the very important – and difficult – issue of prioritisation of vaccines. Rather, it addresses the question of how decisions should be made about the administration of vaccines in individual cases.
What to do if a person declines to follow physical/social distancing in circumstances where they do not (or may not) have capacity to make decisions about social contact in the circumstances of COVID-19? This guidance will assist.
Testing is seen as a key part of the Government’s strategy to bring COVID-19 under control. What if the person refuses a test? This guidance will assist.
This note analyses the government's Winter Plan for social care and its impact on Articles 8 and 5 ECHR.