Standard Operating Procedures to support delivery of the COVID-19 Vaccination Programme, and other SOP material from across SPS

Pfizer-BioNTech SOPs for use in PCNs

Preparing COVID-19 Vaccine Pfizer-BioNTech Syringes for Administration at end user locations

Standard Operating Procedure for preparing COVID-19 Vaccine Pfizer-BioNTech syringes for administration at end user locations in primary care.

Preparing the COVID-19 Vaccine Pfizer-BioNTech at PCN designated sites

Standard Operating Procedure for preparing of the COVID-19 Vaccine Pfizer-BioNTech in PCN designated sites prior to immediate administration.

Transporting COVID-19 Vaccine Pfizer-BioNTech from PCN Designated Sites to end user location

Standard Operating Procedure for transporting COVID-19 Vaccine Pfizer-BioNTech from PCN designated sites to end user locations.

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

Standard Operating Procedure for safe disposal of damaged, unused, or expired COVID-19 Vaccine Pfizer-BioNTech consigned for destruction at PCN Designated Sites

Receiving and storing the COVID-19 Vaccine Pfizer-BioNTech at PCN designated sites

Standard Operating Procedure for PCN designated sites receiving and storing the COVID-19 Vaccine Pfizer-BioNTech

Ordering COVID-19 Vaccine Pfizer-BioNTech by PCN Designated Sites

Standard Operating Procedure for PCN designated sites ordering the COVID-19 Vaccine Pfizer-BioNTech.

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

Standard Operating Procedure for stocktaking and reconciliation of COVID-19 Vaccine Pfizer-BioNTech at PCN designated sites

Dealing with spillages and breakages of COVID-19 Vaccine Pfizer-BioNTech at PCN Designated Sites

Standard Operating Procedure for PCN designated sites for dealing with spillages or breakages of the COVID-19 Vaccine Pfizer-BioNTech

Pfizer-BioNTech SOPs for use in Trusts

Thawing small numbers of COVID-19 Vaccine Pfizer-BioNTech vials

Standard Operating Procedure for moving small numbers of COVID-19 Vaccine Pfizer-BioNTech vials from an ultra-low temperature freezer into a fridge to thaw

Preparing COVID-19 Vaccine Pfizer-BioNTech in Trusts

Resources to support the COVID-19 Vaccine Pfizer-BioNTech are provided including: standard operating procedures, work instructions and a checklist.

Unpacking and storing frozen COVID-19 Vaccine Pfizer-BioNTech in ultra-low temperature freezers in Trusts

A standard operating procedure is provided for unpacking and storing COVID-19 Vaccine Pfizer-BioNTech in an ultra-low temperature freezer.

Unpacking of frozen COVID-19 Vaccine Pfizer-BioNTech and transfer to fridges to thaw in Trusts without freezers

A standard operating procedure for unpacking frozen COVID-19 Vaccine Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines and transferring them to fridges to thaw is provided.

Moving COVID-19 Vaccine Pfizer-BioNTech Vaccines from an ULT freezer into a fridge to thaw in Trusts

A standard operating procedure is provided for moving the vaccine from an ultra-low temperature fridge to thaw and the expiry reduction process

Ordering COVID-19 Vaccine Pfizer-BioNTech from Public Health England (PHE) for Trusts

Describing and detailing the process for ordering this vaccine.

Cryocube F101-h Freezer Temperature Monitoring and Recording in Trusts

A standard operating procedure is provided for monitoring and recording the internal temperature of an Eppendorf Cryocube F101-h ultra-low temperature freezer.

Receiving of frozen COVID-19 Vaccine Pfizer-BioNTech in ultra-low temperature freezers in Trusts

Instructions for receiving frozen COVID-19 Vaccine Pfizer-BioNTech are provided.

Other material for Pfizer-BioNTech

Resources covering pharmaceutical aspects of the vaccination programme specific to COVID-19 Vaccine Pfizer-BioNTech

AstraZeneca SOPs for PCNs

Preparing the COVID-19 Vaccine AstraZeneca at PCN designated sites and end user locations

Standard Operating Procedure for preparation of COVID-19 Vaccine AstraZeneca in PCN designated sites and end user locations prior to immediate administration.

Transporting the COVID-19 Vaccine AstraZeneca from PCN designated sites to end user locations, patients’ homes and within the PCN Grouping

SOP for transporting the COVID-19 Vaccine AstraZeneca from PCN designated sites to end user locations, patients’ homes and within the PCN Grouping.

Disposing of the COVID-19 Vaccine AstraZeneca at PCN designated sites

Standard Operating Procedure for safe disposal of damaged, used, or expired COVID-19 Vaccine AstraZeneca consigned for destruction at PCN Designated Sites.

Dealing with spillages and breakages of the COVID-19 Vaccine AstraZeneca at PCN designated sites

Dealing with spillages and breakages of the COVID-19 Vaccine AstraZeneca at PCN designated sites

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

Standard Operating Procedure for the stocktaking and reconciliation of the COVID-19 Vaccine AstraZeneca at PCN designated sites.

Receiving and storing the COVID-19 Vaccine AstraZeneca at PCN designated sites

Standard Operating Procedure for PCN designated sites receiving and storing the COVID-19 Vaccine AstraZeneca.

Ordering the COVID-19 Vaccine AstraZeneca by PCN designated sites

Standard Operating Procedure for PCN designated sites ordering the COVID-19 Vaccine AstraZeneca.

AstraZeneca SOPs for Trusts

Preparing COVID-19 Vaccine AstraZeneca in Trusts

Resources to support the COVID-19 Vaccine AstraZeneca are provided including: standard operating procedures, work instructions and a checklist.

Ordering COVID-19 Vaccine AstraZeneca from Public Health England (PHE) for Trusts

The process for ordering the COVID-19 Vaccine AstraZeneca is described and detailed.

Receipt of refrigerated COVID-19 Vaccine AstraZeneca by Trusts

Instructions for receiving the COVID-19 Vaccine AstraZeneca are provided.

Other material for AstraZeneca

Resources covering pharmaceutical aspects of the vaccination programme specific to COVID-19 Vaccine AstraZeneca