Volunteers who’re being educated to assist the NHS with the rollout of the Covid-19 vaccine will now be given the jab themselves.
The St John Ambulance says it’s because, in serving to, they’ve grow to be front-line well being employees.
The authorities has set itself a goal to vaccinate its 4 precedence teams earlier than the center of February.
St John Ambulance says volunteers is not going to must have the vaccine earlier than they begin serving to out – however they are going to be carrying PPE and have realized good hygiene practices to maintain each themselves and different individuals protected.
BBC well being correspondent Laura Foster has been discovering out what coaching these volunteers should undergo earlier than they’ll administer a shot for actual.