Scottish Government – Covid-19 Vaccination

Mr Paul Hawkins, Director for COVID-19 Vaccination Delivery in the Scottish Government, has issued a letter regarding vaccination scheduling.

You can read the letter here.

Note that the self-assessment definitions provided in Annex B do not include cemetery and crematorium workers, which is very disappointing. The general principles behind the Scottish Government’s decision on vaccination priorities can be read here.┬áThe ICCM and DMAG will continue to have dialog with the Scottish Government over the inclusion of cemetery and crematorium workers in the vaccination programme.

The Scottish Government has updated their Guidance for Funeral Directors, which can be read here.