Rotavirus vaccine (Rotarix®): patient group direction (PGD) template
- Public Health England
- Part of:
- Immunisation patient group direction (PGD) templates
- 30 June 2015
- Last updated:
- 23 May 2017, see all updates
Patient group direction template to support the national rotavirus (Rotarix®) vaccination programme for infants.
Ref: PHE Gateway Number 2015118 MS Word Document, 149KB
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This patient group direction (PGD) template is to support the rotavirus vaccination programme. It is valid from 1 July 2017 to 30 June 2019.
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: 30 June 2015
Updated: 23 May 2017
- Added revised PGD v03.00 to replace expiring v02.00 from 1 July 2017.
- First published.