Disposing of the Vaxzevria Vaccine at PCN designated sites

David Erskine, Senior Medicine Information Pharmacist, London Medicines Information Services, Specialist Pharmacy ServicePublished Last updated See all updates

Standard Operating Procedure for safe disposal of damaged, used, or expired Vaxvezria Vaccine consigned for destruction at PCN Designated Sites.

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A standard operating procedure is attached to this page.

These documents may be adapted by Superintendent Pharmacists for the use of the vaccine in Community Pharmacy settings.

You should also familiarise yourself with our background guide Facilitating Pharmaceutical support to PCN Designated Sites for COVID-19 vaccinations  before using this SOP.

 

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