- Public Health England
- Part of:
- Immunisation patient group direction (PGD) templates
- 13 September 2016
PGD template to support the national pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine (PPV) vaccination programme.
Ref: PHE Publications gateway number: 2016262 MS Word Document, 137KB
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This patient group direction (PGD) template is to support the pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine (PPV) vaccination programme. It is valid from 1 September 2016 to 31 August 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: 13 September 2016