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Vaccine call: A prison officer opens door of a cell

Vaccine call: A prison officer opens door of a cell

Vaccine call: A prison officer opens door of a cell

Non-vulnerable prison staff and inmates at Northern Ireland's jails are yet to get the Covid-19 vaccine.

The chair of the NI Prison Officers' Association has written to the Executive, calling for ministers to act as a matter of urgency.

Prisoners, who have been classed as vulnerable, are currently receiving the jab from the South Eastern Trust, which cares for inmates in prisons here.


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