Bi-Weekly Round Up: 7th September 2021
It would be remiss to not highlight the ethical arguments and issues raised recently in connection with vaccinating against Covid-19, given the recent developments in the UK and changes in policy. This relates to vaccinations for children aged 12-15 years old, the introduction of vaccination passports and the mandatory vaccination condition being introduced for employees in care home and potentially a few additional settings.
1.’Children could override parents’ decision on vaccines, says Zahawi’
Gillick competence: appropriate for use when considering capacity to consent to a Covid-19 vaccination for 12-15 year olds?