Guidance

Intramuscular inactivated influenza vaccine: PGD template

Patient group direction (PGD) template for administering intramuscular inactivated influenza vaccine to comply with national seasonal flu vaccination programme.

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Administration of intramuscular inactivated influenza vaccine PGD template

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This patient group direction (PGD) template supports the administration of inactivated influenza vaccine as part of the national seasonal influenza vaccination programme.

It is valid from 1 September 2018 to 31 March 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/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 25 August 2015
Last updated 22 August 2018 + show all updates
  1. Updated PGD template for the 2018 to 2019 influenza season.
  2. Updated to include defined health and social care staff.
  3. Child Health Information System (CHIS) recording requirement removed.
  4. Updated PGD template for the 2017 to 2018 influenza season.
  5. Updated patient group direction template valid up to 31 March 2017.
  6. First published.