Guidance

Hepatitis B vaccine for renal patients: patient group direction template

Patient group direction (PGD) template to support the provision of hepatitis B vaccine to renal patients.

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Hepatitis B vaccine for renal patients: patient group direction template

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This PGD template supports the provision of hepatitis B vaccine to individuals who are 15 years of age or over and on haemodialysis, a renal transplantation programme or have chronic renal failure that is likely to require haemodialysis or transplant.

It is valid from 1 May 2017 to 30 April 2019.

Practitioners must not use this PGD template until it has been authorised in Section 2. This is a legal requirement (see Human Medicines Regulations 2012). Practitioners should follow local policy or procedures to access authorised PGD documents.

This PGD template should be used with reference to current national guidance, the Green Book, and Summary of Product Characteristics for the vaccine.

Published 17 May 2017