Carers UK has welcomed the inclusion of unpaid carers in the publication of new COVID vaccination advice from the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation.

Published on 30 December the advice 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 alongside people with underlying conditions.  To read more click here.