Intramuscular inactivated influenza vaccine: patient group direction (PGD) template
- Public Health England
- Part of:
- Immunisation patient group direction (PGD) templates
- 25 August 2015
- Last updated:
- 24 July 2017, see all updates
PGD template to support the administration of intramuscular inactivated influenza vaccine in accordance with the national seasonal influenza vaccination programme.
Ref: PHE publications gateway number: 2015270 MS Word Document, 154KB
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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 2017 to 31 March 2018.
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: 25 August 2015
Updated: 24 July 2017
- Updated PGD template for the 2017 to 2018 influenza season.
- Updated patient group direction template valid up to 31 March 2017.
- First published.