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We're supporting healthcare professionals with the COVID-19 Vaccination Programme in England. Read more about how we're helping below.
Information and guidance from across SPS on pharmaceutical aspects of COVID-19 vaccines' use
Resources covering pharmaceutical aspects of the vaccination programme specific to AstraZeneca vaccine
Our content will help answer many of your questions about COVID-19 vaccines. We can also answer your questions directly, but check our service remit first.
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AstraZeneca Vaccine Handling

Resources covering AstraZeneca pharmaceutical processes in PCNs, from initial ordering through to administration
Resources covering AstraZeneca pharmaceutical processes in Trusts, from initial ordering through to administration

Pfizer-BioNTech Vaccine Handling

Resources covering Pfizer-BioNTech pharmaceutical processes in PCNs, from initial ordering through to administration
Resources covering Pfizer-BioNTech pharmaceutical processes in Trusts, from initial ordering through to administration

Key resources on PGDs are particularly important as the COVID-19 vaccination programme continues

This page explains what a Patient Group Direction (PGD) is and describes how they are used in clinical practice.
This page provides a clear process to help colleagues consider when a PGD is required.
Doctors and dentists cannot supply or administer medications under a PGD or Written Instruction.  This page gives further detail on why this is the case.
This page explains why delegation of supply or administration using a PGD is not possible.