MMR: patient group direction (PGD) template
- Public Health England
- Part of:
- Immunisation patient group direction (PGD) templates
- 24 March 2016
PGD template to support the national MMR vaccination programme.
Ref: PHE publications gateway number: 2015765 MS Word Document, 201KB
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This patient group direction (PGD) template is to support the national MMR vaccination programme for individuals from 12 months of age for routine immunisation or from 6 months of age if early protection is required. It is valid from 22 March 2016 to 28 February 2018.
The PGD template requires further authorisation by a clinical governance or patient safety lead, who has designated responsibility for signing PGDs on behalf of NHS England for their geographical area. The PGD is not legal or valid without this local, formal authorisation.
Adoption and governance of the use of this PGD is the responsibility of the authorising commissioning body and providers.
Provider organisations, health professionals and immunisation practitioners should check they are working to the current PGD versions and only work to a legally authorised PGD from their commissioning body.
Published: 24 March 2016