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Letter from Professor Sir Keith Willett and Nick Hulme. Published 19 October 2021.
Assuring implementation of JCVI guidance for vaccinating immunosuppressed individuals with a third primary dose
Published 30 September 2021.
Assuring implementation of JCVI guidance for vaccinating severely immunosuppressed individuals with a third primary dose
Published 30 September 2021.
Position statement for reducing microbial risk when transporting COVID-19 vaccines in pop up, roving, and mobile models
Published 21 September 2021.
Letter from Dr Nikita Kanani and Caroline Temmink. Published 20 September 2021.
Letter from Sir Keith Willett and Dr Nikita Kanani. Published 15 September 2021.
COVID-19 vaccination for secondary school age children: governance of storage, distribution and preparation arrangements for COVID-19 vaccines by School Aged Immunisation Service teams
Letter from Dr Keith Ridge CBE. Published 15 September 2021.
Letter from Professor Sir Keith Willett and Dr Nikita Kanani. Published 15 September 2021.
Standard operating procedure on the use of lateral flow devices for asymptomatic staff testing at vaccination sites.
Published 19 March 2021 and updated 23 July 2021 and 8 September 2021.
Letter from Professor Sir Keith Willett and Dr Nikita Kanani. Published 2 September 2021.
Impact of granting a Conditional Marketing Authorisation for Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine (Comirnaty®)
Letter from Dr Keith Ridge CBE. Published 26 August 2021.
COVID-19 vaccination programme: actions for all practices to support vaccinating eligible 12-15 year olds
Letter from Dr Nikita Kanani. Published 13 August 2021.
Letter from Professor Sir Keith Willett, SRO Vaccine Deployment and Dr Nikita Kanani Medical Director for Primary Care. Published 5 August 2021.
Letter from Matthew Jolly, Professor Jacqueline Dunkley-Bent and Dr Jonathan Leach. Published 30 July 2021.
Next steps following updated JCVI guidance in relation to COVID-19 vaccinations for children and young people
Letter from Professor Sir Keith Willett, Dr Nikita Kanani, Medical Director for Primary Care, Eleanor Kelly. Published 22 July 2021.
Published 6 July 2021.
Published 1 July 2021.
NHS asymptomatic staff testing: Lateral flow device distribution and assuring compliance to testing regimes
Letter from Prerana Issar, Ruth May, Pauline Philip DBE and Professor Stephen Powis. Published 29 June 2021.
Frequently asked questions. Published 18 June 2021.
Letter from Emily Lawson and Dr Nikita Kanani. Published 15 June 2021.
Published 14 June 2021.
Updated 7 October 2021.
Letter from Dr Keith Ridge. Published 21 May 2021.
Letter from Emily Lawson (SRO Vaccine Deployment, NHS England and NHS Improvement), Dr Keith Ridge CBE (Chief Pharmaceutical Officer for England). Published 20 May 2021.
Letter from Emily Lawson, Dr Nikki Kanani and Eleanor Kelly. Published 15 May 2021.
Published 7 May 2021.
Letter from Dr Nikki Kanani, and Dr Jonathan Leach OBE. Published 17 April 2021.
Frequently Asked Questions: MHRA and JCVI guidance on AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine and very rare clotting disorders
Published 15 April 2021.
Letter from Dr Emily Lawson and Dr Nikki Kanani. Published 13 April 2021.
Advice for managers and colleagues across the NHS. Published 9 April 2021.
This letter follows the update of 7 April 2021 from the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) and the independent Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) guidance in relation to the use of the Astra Zeneca vaccine.
Maximising vaccine uptake in underserved communities: a framework for systems, sites and local authorities leading vaccination delivery
Published 26 March 2021.
Updated 20 May 2021.
This framework provides organisations a quality assurance tool aligned to the operating frameworks and standard operating procedures underpinning the delivery models for these settings: Hospital Hubs, Local Vaccination Services and Vaccination Centres.
Actions and guidance for all vaccination sites and maternity services. Published 19 March 2021.
Letter from Emily Lawson and Dr Nikita Kanani. Published 17 March 2021.
Position statement. Published 11 March 2021.
Standard operating procedure for the management of COVID-19 vaccination clinical incidents and enquiries. Updated 26 February 2021.
Letter from Emily Lawson and Dr Nikita Kanani. Published 2 March 2021.
Top tips on communicating with people with a learning disability and autistic people. Published 22 February 2021.
Next steps on the vaccination programme – vaccinating Cohort 6: Individuals added to the shielded patient list via QCovid® and adult carers
Letter from Emily Lawson and Dr Nikita Kanani. Published 20 February 2021.
Information on an additional cohort of patients identified at increased risk from COVID-19, and implications for vaccination, support and advice
Letters to NHS trusts and GPs about the new COVID-19 Population Risk Assessment. Published 16 February 2021.
A letter from Dr Nikki Kanani and Ed Waller. Published 13 February 2021.
Letter setting out the next steps for eligible social care worker vaccination, including self-referral. Published on 11 February 2021.
Letter assuring COVID-19 vaccination offer for all eligible health and social care workers has been fulfilled. Published 9 February 2021.
Updated 30 September 2021.
Updated 13 October 2021.
COVID-19 vaccination sites: information and guidance on setting up and managing the booking capacity of each vaccination site
Standard operating procedure. Updated 20 May 2021.
GOV.UK: Statement from the UK Chief Medical Officers on the prioritisation of first doses of COVID-19 vaccines
Published 30 December 2020.