Standard Operating Procedures

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

7 January 2021Standard Operating Procedure for preparation of AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine in PCN designated sites and end user locations prior to immediate administration.

IT Support for sites for receipt and issue of Covid-19 Vaccines in Trusts

7 January 2021Outlines the use of pharmacy stock management systems in capturing data for the COVID-19 national vaccination programme.

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

6 January 2021SOP for transporting the AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine from PCN designated sites to end user locations, patients’ homes and within the PCN Grouping.

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

5 January 2021Standard Operating Procedure for preparing Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine syringes for administration at end user locations in primary care.

Facilitating Pharmaceutical support to PCN Designated Sites for COVID-19 vaccinations

1 January 2021This page outlines key areas where pharmaceutical expertise should be focused to enable the successful national vaccination programmes.

Institutional Readiness for Management of AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine in Trusts

31 December 2020Must read guidance for Chief Pharmacists and others in Trusts on the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine.

AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine Preparation in Trusts

31 December 2020Resources to support the AstraZeneca Vaccine are provided including: standard operating procedures, work instructions and a checklist.

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

31 December 2020Standard Operating Procedure for PCN designated sites for dealing with spillages or breakages of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine.

Disposing of AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine at PCN designated sites

31 December 2020Standard Operating Procedure for safe disposal of damaged, used, or expired AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine consigned for destruction at PCN Designated Sites.

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

31 December 2020Standard Operating Procedure for the stocktaking and reconciliation of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine at PCN designated sites.