IT Support for sites for receipt and issue of Covid-19 Vaccines in Trusts and Vaccination Centres

Ian Allen, Pharmacy Quality Assurance Regional Specialist (NW), North West Pharmaceutical Quality AssurancePublished Last updated See all updates

Outlines the use of pharmacy stock management systems in capturing data for the COVID-19 national vaccination programme.

Purpose

This attached document outlines the principles for and issue of COVID-19 vaccines and data attributes needed to provide data for the national vaccination programme.

It covers the need for all sites to capture standardised data to successfully track and trace the product from supply to administration.

The policy must be read in conjunction with system configuration guidance from EMIS and Wellsky, and the hospital hub guidance regarding use of the Foundry system. These are linked separately below.

Presentation

The attachment is presented in Word to enable adaptation locally, or as reference source to check that existing local procedures are robust and comprehensive.

Within the SOP:

  • GREEN TEXT indicates that detail is awaited, and will be added when available;
  • RED TEXT indicates where detail is to be added locally.

Attachments

Other handling content for Trusts and Vaccination Centres

Other COVID-19 vaccines resources

What to do if you still have questions

If you still have questions you can get in touch with us. However, please first read our service remit; and if you still think we can help, use the email address below.

We're supporting healthcare professionals in England with pharmaceutical aspects of the COVID-19 vaccination programme; read our service remit to find out more.
If you're a healthcare professional in England, get in touch with us if you still have questions

Change history

  1. Page title updated from IT Support for sites for receipt and issue of Covid-19 Vaccines in Trusts to IT Support for sites for receipt and issue of Covid-19 Vaccines in Trusts and Vaccination Centres
  1. Direct links to foundry system removed from HH User Guidance. Use links provided to your organisation
  1. Latest versions of system configuration guidance provided EMIS and WellSky updated in attachments
  1. Policy VH1 updated to include guidance on use of foundry system. Hospital hub user guidance for foundry system added to attachments. Latest version of system configuration guidance provided EMIS updated in attachments.
  1. Published