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Stuart Miller

Stuart Miller is Director of Adult Social Care (Delivery) at the Department of Health and Social Care

The boost we needed

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Cartoon depicting doctors and nurses vaccinating with giant syringes

After so many months of challenge, set against a nonetheless undimmed determination to endure, the care sector has received some much needed good news.

Coming quickly after the emotional boost generated by the resumption of care home visits, supported by testing, the news that Pfizer-BioNTech’s vaccine has been authorised by the MHRA - and care home staff are among the first priority groups to get it - means we can look ahead to the prospect of a safer, healthier, post-pandemic future.