REGION STOCKHOLM

Region Stockholm moves unvaccinated healthcare staff away from patients

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  • Stockholm regional health authority has begun reassigning unvaccinated staff who work close to patients in healthcare to other jobs away from patients, according to TV4 News.
  • Region Stockholm's finance commissioner Iréne Svenonius, (M) says that they have a duty to uphold patient safety.
  • The health authority has no legal right to force staff to take the vaccine but Svenonius says that they believe they do have the right to reassign them to jobs that aren't so close to patients.