An obstacle to completion of the vaccination programme are the apprehensions which some people manifest, and which have been termed, "vaccine hesitancy". In one example of the this, vaccinators elsewhere in the region found care home staff to be resistant to receiving the vaccine owing to genuinely held reservations about the effects of the vaccine on fertility.

Useful guidance from a number of sources has been produced for patients, frontline workers and vaccinators to promote understanding of the vaccine, vaccination and its effects.

The following guidance notes may help you make an informed choice.