Covid-19 vaccination campaign to be led by health boards and trusts in Wales

20th November 2020 by NASGP

Covid-19 vaccination campaign to be led by health boards and trusts in Wales

GPs working on the Covid-19 vaccination campaign will work for health boards and trusts, Pulse reports.

The Welsh Government has now managed to ‘ensure each health board and trust has appropriate facilities and equipment to receive, store, prepare and administer vaccines in a safe and controlled manner and plans for rapid deployment through a variety of means (mass immunisation, mobile, occupational and wider primary care)’, a statement said.

In Scotland, health boards will take the lead as well. By contrast in England, GPs will lead the vaccination programme and Northern Ireland is expected to follow suit, Pulse suggests. 

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