Compulsory flu jab for staff – is it a moral duty, or a morale wrecker?
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Compulsory flu jab for staff – is it a moral duty, or a morale wrecker?

Stephanie Jones-Berry Freelance health journalist

Some senior figures believe mandatory flu vaccination for front-line NHS staff is part of the duty of care. But there is widespread concern that such a measure is an unacceptable breach of individual autonomy

Almost one in five NHS employers in the UK (18%) has discussed the possibility of making the flu vaccine compulsory for its staff, a Nursing Standard investigation reveals.

Nursing Standard. 33, 3,8-10. doi: 10.7748/ns.33.3.8.s5

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