School nurses should never be abused over vaccinations
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School nurses should never be abused over vaccinations

Sharon White Chief executive, School and Public Health Nurses Association

Being involved in the COVID-19 vaccination drive is challenging the school nursing workforce

Many school nursing services are no longer being commissioned to provide immunisations to schoolchildren, which are instead being provided by dedicated teams. The situation changed as a result of the government imperative to vaccinate all those aged 12-15 against COVID-19, part of its push to get the country back to normal.

Nursing Children and Young People. 34, 1, 8-8. doi: 10.7748/ncyp.34.1.8.s3

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