Australia’s aged care nurses still in the dark about promised ‘pop-up’ vaccination hubs


Exclusive: Nursing union says despite multiple requests for details and meetings ‘we haven’t got any information back’
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The federal government is expected to miss a self-imposed target on delivering “pop-up” hubs to vaccinate critical aged care staff and has given no details on the proposal to workers, despite multiple requests for information and meetings from the nursing union.

The vaccine rollout has been slow, chaotic and confusing for aged care workers, many of whom have reported receiving no jab or being left in limbo with a first dose only.

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Source:  https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2021/apr/09/australias-aged-care-nurses-still-in-the-dark-about-promised-pop-up-vaccination-hubs



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