Hepatitis B vaccine: patient group direction template
- Public Health England
- Part of:
- Immunisation patient group direction (PGD) templates
- 17 May 2017
Patient group direction (PGD) template to support the provision of Hepatitis B vaccine to individuals pre- and post exposure to hepatitis B.
Ref: PHE publications gateway number: 2017014 MS Word Document, 161KB
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This PGD template supports the provision of Hepatitis B vaccine to individuals considered at increased risk of exposure to hepatitis B virus, at increased risk of complications of hepatitis B disease, or after a potential exposure to hepatitis B virus. It is valid from 1 May 2017 to 30 April 2019.
This PGD template requires further authorisation by an appropriate authorising person, relating to the class of person by whom product is to be supplied, in accordance with the Human Medicines Regulations 2012 (HMR). This may be a clinical governance or patient safety lead, who has designated responsibility for signing PGDs on behalf of the authorising body. The PGD is not legal or valid without signed authorisation in accordance with HMR 2012 schedule 16 part 2
Adoption and governance of the use of this PGD is the responsibility of the authorising organisation and provider.
Provider organisations, health professionals and immunisation practitioners should check they are working to the current PGD versions and only work to documents authorised in accordance with HMR 2012 schedule 16 part 2.
Published: 17 May 2017