The Joint Guidance for Audiology and Otology during the Covid 19 pandemic was scheduled for review on October 1st 2021. The guidance has been reviewed; there are no significant changes are added at this time. Please see the latest version here: Joint Audiology Otology Guidance Oct 21

Please note that a new section has been added under vaccinations:

Working in Nursing Homes

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) have amended the Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) Regulations 2014 so that, from 11 November 2021, all care home workers and other visiting professionals will need to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless they have an exemption or there is an emergency.

The professional bodies advise hearing care professionals working in any social care setting ensure they discuss with the facility management the requirements for entry.