Moderna handling content may be adapted by superintendent pharmacists for use in community pharmacy. Use of Moderna in other PCN sites has not yet been agreed.

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Resources underpinning pharmaceutical processes in PCNs for all vaccines
COVID-19 vaccines have different handling and dosing requirements. Sites need to plan to reduce the risk of errors where multiple vaccines are available.

Standard Operating Procedures

Each SOP and a summary of all major changes is provided.

Ordering COVID-19 Vaccine Moderna for PCN designated sites

  1. · Published · This article has not changed since

Receiving and storing COVID-19 Vaccine Moderna at PCN designated Sites

Change history
  1. · Reworked to reflect the fact that PCNs will receive thawed Moderna COVID-19 vaccine
  2. · Published

Preparing COVID-19 Vaccine Moderna at PCN Designated Sites

Change history
  1. · MVH3.1 renumbered
  2. · MVH3 Section 5.3.1 amended to allow 11 doses to be withdrawn from each vial
  3. · Published

Stocktaking and reconciliation of COVID-19 Vaccine Moderna at PCN designated sites

  1. · Published · This article has not changed since

Disposing of damaged, unused or expired COVID-19 Vaccine Moderna at PCN designated sites

  1. · Published · This article has not changed since

Dealing with spillages and breakages of COVID-19 vaccine Moderna at PCN designated sites

  1. · Published · This article has not changed since

Transporting COVID-19 Vaccine Moderna from PCN designated sites to end user locations

Change history
  1. · SOP suspended following confirmation that Moderna COVID-19 vaccine should not be used in mobile or roving settings if delivered in the thawed state
  2. · Published

Preparing COVID-19 Vaccine Moderna syringes for administration at end user locations

Change history
  1. · SOP suspended following confirmation that Moderna COVID-19 vaccine should not be used in mobile or roving settings if delivered in the thawed state
  2. · Published

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