Barchester funds flu jabs for staff

Posted on November 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

Barchester Healthcare has made flu vaccination available to all staff across its care homes with the aim of protecting residents this winter.

Results of a pilot study conducted last winter had shown an average vaccination uptake in Barchester staff of more than double that among health care workers in the NHS in England over the same period.

Barchester is seeking to significantly improve on

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