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Dealing with delivery issues associated with the Covid-19 vaccines and consumables

22 January 2021Specific supply chain routes have been set up for both vaccine, and equipment and consumables. Dedicated service desks handle issues.

Preparation of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine Syringes for Administration at end user locations

5 January 2021Standard Operating Procedure for preparing Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine syringes for administration at end user locations in primary care.

Preparing the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine at PCN designated sites

5 January 2021Standard Operating Procedure for preparation of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine in PCN designated sites prior to immediate administration.

Facilitating Pharmaceutical support to PCN Designated Sites for COVID-19 vaccinations

1 January 2021This page outlines key areas where pharmaceutical expertise should be focused to enable the successful national vaccination programmes.

Dealing with spillages and breakages of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine at PCN designated sites

31 December 2020Standard Operating Procedure for PCN designated sites for dealing with spillages or breakages of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine.

Disposing of AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine at PCN designated sites

31 December 2020Standard Operating Procedure for safe disposal of damaged, used, or expired AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine consigned for destruction at PCN Designated Sites.

Transporting Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine from PCN Designated Sites to end user location

23 December 2020Standard Operating Procedure for transporting Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine from PCN designated sites to end user locations.

Disposing of damaged, unused or expired Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine at PCN designated sites

21 December 2020Standard Operating Procedure for safe disposal of damaged, unused, or expired Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine consigned for destruction at PCN Designated Sites

Receiving and storing the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine at PCN designated sites

21 December 2020Standard Operating Procedure for PCN designated sites receiving and storing the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine

Doctors, dentists, and use of PGDs

15 December 2020Doctors and dentists cannot supply or administer medications under a PGD or Written Instruction.  This page gives further detail on why this is the case.