Pfizer-BioNTech Vaccine Preparation in Trusts

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


Attached to this page are:

  • A standard operating procedure describing preparation of the vaccine
  • A preparation work instruction sheet for the vaccine
  • A supervision checklist for preparation of the vaccine


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.

More resources

We also host a range of other resources to enable safe handling of this vaccine in Trusts.


Change history

  1. Change to SOP VH8 Section 4.3.4, regarding presence of opaque particles prior to dilution.
    VH8.1 updated to reflect the change.