Wednesday, 14 October 2020

Piss Up In A Brewery!


The words 'piss up and brewery' spring to mind at the news that the flu vaccine roll-out will put the most elderly and vulnerable Scots at the back of the queue.

Read the full story via the link below to The Herald.

 

https://www.heraldscotland.com/news/18790816.coronavirus-anger-flu-vaccine-roll-out-will-see-oldest-get-jags-last/

Coronavirus: Anger over flu vaccine roll-out that will see oldest get jags last

By Helen McArdle - The Herald 

EXCLUSIVE

Elderly patients are waiting weeks longer for flu vaccines this year despite warnings about the added risk from Covid

THE rollout of flu vaccinations across Greater Glasgow and Clyde has been dubbed an "an absolute shambles" after it emerged that the oldest Scots will receive the jag weeks later than normal, despite being the most likely to die from Covid and influenza.

Brian Sloan, chief executive at Age Scotland, said it has been inundated with calls from people in their 70s and older with health conditions who have yet to receive an appointment letter or are struggling to get through on the helpline.