Boris Johnson news – NHS staff WILL be forced to have Covid jabs to treat patients by spring; plus sleaze scandal latest


NHS workers on the frontline will be FORCED to get both doses of the Covid-19 vaccine by spring next year, according to reports.

Boris Johnson‘s Government is expected to announce the deadline, which applies to NHS workers in England, later today.

About 110,000 of more than 1.4million healthcare workers in NHS England have not yet had their first Covid jab.

Whitehall sources told the BBC those who haven’t yet been vaccinated with 110,000 believed to have not had a first dose – will now be given until spring to get both a first and second jab.

Meanwhile, the Prime Minister is under increasing pressure after a minister admitted the Government made a “mistake” by attempting to change standards rules to prevent Tory MP Owen Paterson from being suspended.

An investigation by Commons chief sleaze-buster Kathryn Stone found that Mr Paterson breached rules by lobbying for two firms that paid him £112,000.

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