Dr Kate Goodman told Michelle Dewberry for GB News that after "talking to friends and colleagues around the country, it seems it's the unvaccinated [NHS] staff that are holding services together" as staff shortages continue to plague the health service.
On the evening that Michelle Dewberry launched the #OutdateTheMandate campaign against mandatory vaccinations for health care staff that have face-to-face contact with patients, Dr Goodman said that it was "a shame" that a viewer said they would not want an unvaccinated member of staff caring for their elderly relatives.
She said: "I'm a very good doctor, I'm an elder care specialist."
Dr Goodman went on: "I can understand that people are concerned about their loved ones.
"But actually we need to talk more about this."
From 1 April 2022, all health and social care workers in England who have face-to-face contact with patients, will need to provide proof they have been fully-vaccinated, unless they are exempt.
The policy applies to those working within the private sectoras well as the NHS, and affects workers including doctors, nurses, dentists, porters and receptionists.
The deadline for the first vaccination is February 1st 2022.
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