Resources covering Moderna pharmaceutical processes in Trusts and Vaccination Centres, from initial ordering through to administration.

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Must read guidance for Chief Pharmacists and others in Trusts on the COVID-19 Vaccine Moderna
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 from Public Health England (PHE) for Trusts and Vaccination Centres

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  1. · Page title updated from Ordering Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine from Public Health England (PHE) for Trusts to Ordering Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine from Public Health England (PHE) for Trusts and Vaccination Centres
  2. · Published

Receiving frozen COVID-19 Vaccine Moderna in Trusts and Vaccination Centres

Change history
  1. · Page title updated from Receiving frozen COVID-19 Vaccine Moderna in Trusts to Receiving frozen COVID-19 Vaccine Moderna in Trusts and Vaccination Centres
  2. · Published

Unpacking of frozen COVID-19 Vaccine Moderna and transfer to fridges to thaw in Trusts and Vaccination Centres

Change history
  1. · Draft label replaced with image of actual label Thaw time extended to 24 hours
  2. · Page title updated from Unpacking of frozen COVID-19 Vaccine Moderna and transfer to fridges to thaw in Trusts to Unpacking of frozen COVID-19 Vaccine Moderna and transfer to fridges to thaw in Trusts and Vaccination Centres
  3. · Published

Preparing COVID-19 Vaccine Moderna in Trusts and Vaccination Centres

Change history
  1. · Correction to step numbers in MDH4.1
  2. · 11th dose guidance , requirement to keep vial at room temp for 15 mins and inspection for full thaw added.
  3. · Page title updated from Preparing COVID-19 Vaccine Moderna in Trusts to Preparing COVID-19 Vaccine Moderna in Trusts and Vaccination Centres
  4. · Vaccine now has marketing authorisation. Link to SPC added
  5. · Section 4.3.1 & 4.3.7 correction to recommended needle gauge for morbidly obese patient
    1. · Published

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