NHS workers and anti-vax protesters demonstrate against mandatory jabs for health staff | ITV News

Crowds of anti-Covid vaccine protesters and NHS staff have taken to the streets of cities across England to demonstrate against mandatory coronavirus jabs for frontline health service workers.

Hundreds protested outside the offices of the BBC in central London before marching to Trafalgar Square, while hundreds demonstrated in Liverpool and Manchester.

The government has made it a legal requirement for all NHS workers in England to have had two doses of a vaccine by April 1.

That means anyone who does not have their first jab by February 3 is expected to be told they will lose their job.

It is thought up to 70,000 frontline NHS workers remain unvaccinated.

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