Iodixanol (Visipaque®) contrast agent: PGD template

Jo Jenkins, Specialist Pharmacist (Patient Group Directions), Medicines Use and Safety (SPS)Published Last updated See all updates

Provenance

Created by SPS, NHS England, the Royal College of Radiologists (RCR) and the Society and College of Radiographers (SCoR), with the support of specialists working within clinical practice, for contrast agents commonly used in NHS England-commissioned radiology services.

Note the attached template is Version 2.0 published in November 2021 and is valid for use from the 1st January 2022.  Version 1.2, due to expire 31st December 2021, has been withdrawn ahead of its expiry.

PGD template attachment

The template PGD is attached below to download and use in conjunction with our implementation advice.

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Change history

  1. V2.0 published and Version 1.2 removed as superseded.
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