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PGDs (Patient Group Directions)

Please see below for current PGDs. If you have any queries regarding these or another PGD please email Jagdeep.sangha@nhs.net  

Pertussis vaccination in pregnancy, dTaP/IPV (Boosterix® or Repevax®): PGD template - PGD template to support the national pertussis vaccination for pregnant women immunisation programme is available from Public Health England at https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/pertussis-vaccination-in-pregnancy-dtapipv-boosterix-or-repevax-pgd-template 

The PGD template requires further authorisation by a clinical governance or patient safety lead, who has designated responsibility for signing PGDs on behalf of NHS England for their geographical area. The PGD is not legal or valid without this local, formal authorisation.

Vaccine policy for ordering and storing vaccines


For all the latest NHS England/Public Health England PGD’s (if not available on downloaded documents below) , please access the West Midlands Screening and Immunisation Team PGD page available here.


Diphtheria, tetanus, acellular pertussis, inactivated poliomyelitis, Haemophi/us influenzae type b and hepatitis B vaccine (DTaP, IPV, Hib, HepB) PGD
Doxycycline (chlamydia) for Community Pharmacists
Herpes Zoster (Zostavax) Vaccine PGD
Levonelle 1500 for Community Pharmacists
Low-dose diphtheria, Tetanus, acellular Pertussis and Inactivated Polio Vaccine (dTaP/IPV) PGD
measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine PGD
Meningococcal group A, C, W and Y conjugate vaccine RISK GROUPS PGD
Meningococcal group B (4CMenB) vaccine PGD
Meningococcal group B vaccine RISK GROUPS PGD
Oral (live attenuated) Typhoid Vaccine (Ty21a) (Vivotif®) PGD
Paracetamol oral suspension 120mg/5mL (infants <12 months) with Meningococcal group B vaccination patient information sheet
Paracetamol oral suspension 120mg/5mL (infants <12 months) with Meningococcal group B vaccination protocol
Rotavirus vaccine (Rotarix®) PGD
Shingles (herpes zoster, live) vaccine PGD
Typhoid Vaccine (Typherix, Typhim Vi) For oral vaccine (Vivotif) please see separate PGD
Typhoid Vi polysaccharide vaccine PGD
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