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This patient group direction (PGD) template is to support the administration of pneumococcal polysaccharide conjugate vaccine (13-valent, adsorbed) (PCV13) to individuals from 6 weeks (routinely from 8 weeks) to under 2 years of age in accordance with the national immunisation programme.
It is valid from 1 February 2019 to 31 January 2021.
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.