There are calls for foster carers to be prioritised for vaccines as more families are needed to take emergency foster children during the pandemic.

In the UK more than 65,000 children are living in foster care and finding homes for them has been made more challenging by COVID-19, in part due to the reticence of vulnerable carers to take in children.

The Fostering Network is urging the government to treat foster carers as part of the social care workforce, entitling them to vaccines earlier than they can currently expect to receive them.

You can read more from Sky news here.

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