Parkinsons Perm wrote:
part time pete wrote:I was speaking to a mate of mine whose sister is the wife of a local conservative councillor in Yorkshire.
They both in their sixties without underlying conditions or care home workers and both have had the jab.
Apparently some folk didn’t turn up at the hospital so they had some vaccine left at end of day and instead of wasting the American/Belgian vaccine, the hospital phone folk they knew to use up the stock or it would have gone off.
Seems a bit dodgy to me, that they could not find more priority candidates.
Why didn't you say local councillors Pete, you had to get the Conservative bit in for more political point scoring???
This is how the Israeli approach has been so successful. They refuse to waste any vaccine so they give it to anyone before it goes off.
Their system seems fairer though, in that you can queue for it and just see if there's any left. This system seems questionable; however wouldn't you prefer it was given to someone rather than no-one?