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NHS England South - PGD Page

Updated on Monday, 23 August 2021, 2988 views

Patient Group Directions (PGDs) are written instructions for the supply or administration of medicines to groups of patients who may not be individually identified before presentation for treatment. NHS PGDs must only be used as part of a commissioned NHS service.

PGD’s are now being posted on the NHS England South website link to page

One new PGD has been authorised for a range of registered healthcare professionals to use. 20 August 2021

  1. Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, polio, Haemophilus influenzae and hepatitis B vaccine (DTaP/IPV/Hib/HepB) PGD V03.00

for the administration of diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, polio, Haemophilus influenzae and hepatitis B vaccine to individuals from 6 weeks (routinely 8 weeks) to under 10 years of age in accordance with the national immunisation programme

Changes from V2.00:

Three new PGDs have been authorised for a range of registered healthcare professionals to use - 9 August 2021

  1. Inactivated influenza IM vaccine PGD V09.00

for the administration of inactivated influenza vaccine to individuals in accordance with the national influenza immunisation programme.

Changes from V8.00:

  1. Live attenuated influenza intranasal vaccine (LAIV) PGD V10.00

for the supply and administration, or supply only, of live attenuated influenza vaccine (LAIV) nasal spray suspension (Fluenz Tetra) to children and adolescents from 2 years to under 18 years of age in accordance with the national flu immunisation programme.

Changes from V9.00:

  1. HPV vaccine PGD V04.00

for the administration of human papillomavirus vaccine (HPV) to individuals from 12 years of age or from school year 8 in accordance with the national immunisation programme

Changes from V03.00:

Three new PGDs have been authorised for a range of registered healthcare professionals to use:

  1. MenACWY Risk Groups PGD V03.00 – valid from 1 March 2021

For the administration of meningococcal group A, C, W, and Y vaccine (MenACWY) to individuals with an underlying medical condition which puts them at increased risk from Neisseria meningitidis.

Updates:

  1. MenB Risk Groups PGD V03.00 – valid from 1 March 2021

For the administration of meningococcal group B vaccine (MenB) to individuals, from 2 years of age, with an underlying medical condition which puts them at increased risk from Neisseria meningitidis group B.

Updates:

  1. MenB PGD V05.00 – valid from 1 March 2021

For the administration of meningococcal group B vaccine (MenB) to individuals from 8 weeks of age eligible for the national routine immunisation programme and to individuals for the prevention of secondary cases of meningococcal group B disease.

Updates:

 

 

 

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