Guidance

Keep your vaccines healthy poster and magnet

Information for health professionals on vaccine ordering and storage.

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Keep your vaccines healthy poster

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Keep your vaccines healthy fridge magnet

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Details

Vaccines wasted through mis-ordering, being left out of the cold chain, being allowed to go beyond their use-by dates, and fridge failures cost the NHS thousands of pounds every year. At a time when we are all having to be much more careful with our budgets it is particularly important that we are vigilant around the use of valuable resources. Following the advice in this poster and magnet will ensure that vaccine wastage is kept to a minimum.

This poster includes sections for:

  • customers’ account details (which should be filled in locally)
  • ordering and delivery dates
  • contact information in the event of a fridge failure.

You can download the poster and print it locally or copies can be ordered from the order line below using the product code: CCPVP01.

The magnet can be viewed here and you can order using the product code: CCPVM02

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Published 10 April 2013
Last updated 13 March 2018 + show all updates
  1. Added fridge magnet and ordering details.
  2. Added revised poster and orderline contact details.
  3. Information regarding vaccine incidents and wastage has been updated.
  4. First published.