Authorisation for use
The MHRA’s conditions of authorisation and the information for healthcare professionals and recipients outlines the framework through which the vaccine can be used.
Storing vaccine appropriately
Effective process control is essential to ensure that vaccines are stored correctly and expiry dates and times are allocated.
Up to date information on storage requirements may be found in the product specific documentation.
Administration requires diligent process control to ensure the vaccine is safe and effective at the point of use.
Use in relation to prior allergy
Prior to administration, prior allergy status should be checked.
Process flow for vaccination session
A diagram giving an overview of the process during a vaccination session is attached below.
SOPs, work instructions and checklists to adapt
Relevant Standard Operating Procedures, work instructions and checklists are available below. These may be adapted by Superintendent Pharmacists for use in Community Pharmacy settings.
Transporting the Vaxzevria Vaccine from PCN designated sites to end user locations, patients’ homes and within the PCN Grouping
- Simplification of storage requirements. Removal of reference to additional doses within vials. All other current content is still accurate.
- The current content is still accurate
- Removal of "temporary" in conditions of authorisation. All other current content is still accurate.