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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.
Letter from Dr Emily Lawson, Ed Waller and Dr Keith Ridge CBE. Published 12 April 2021.
Advice for managers and colleagues across the NHS. Published 9 April 2021.
Letter from Dr Emily Lawson, Professor Stephen Powis, Dr Nikki Kanani. Published 7 April 2021.
Operational Guide. Published 31 March 2021.
Vaccination of adult household contacts of severely immunosuppressed individuals alongside JCVI priority Cohort 6 and completion of Cohorts 1-9
Letter from Dr Nikita Kanani and Ed Waller. Published 31 March 2021.
Maximising vaccine uptake in underserved communities: a framework for systems, sites and local authorities leading vaccination delivery
Published 26 March 2021.
Standard operating procedure: Usage of lateral flow devices for asymptomatic staff testing at vaccination sites
Updated 30 March 2021.
Published 19 March 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 Emily Lawson and Dr Nikita Kanani. Published 17 March 2021.
Letter and guidance. Published 11 March 2021.
Position statement. Published 11 March 2021.
Standard operating procedure – COVID-19 vaccine deployment programme: unpaid carers (JCVI priority cohort 6)
Published 8 March 2021.
Letter from Dr Nikita Kanani and Ed Waller. Published 2 March 2021.
Letter from Ed Waller. Published 2 March 2021.
Letter from Emily Lawson and Dr Nikita Kanani. Published 2 March 2021.
Improving social care staff vaccination rates in care homes for older people
Top tips on communicating with people with a learning disability and autistic people. Published 22 February 2021.
Further opportunities for PCN and Community Pharmacy vaccination sites to partner with community venues to deliver temporary vaccination clinics
Letter from Dr Nikita Kanani and Ed Waller. Published 24 February 2021.
Letter from Emily Lawson, Dr Nikita Kanani and Eleanor Kelly. Published 24 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.
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.
Making the universal offer of vaccination to JCVI cohorts 1-4 ahead of February 15, and additional funding for vaccination of housebound patients
Letter from Ed Waller and Dr Nikita Kanani MBE - 4 February 2021.
Position Statement for the vaccination of care home residents using COVID-19 Vaccine AstraZeneca (AZ)
Published 1 February 2021.
Guidance setting out instructions Community Pharmacies need to access the National Workforce Supply Routes - 27 January 2021.
Letter from Dr Nikita Kanani and Ed Waller, published 27 January 2021.
Letter from Ruth May, Professor Stephen Powis, Dr Keith Ridge, Professor Jacqueline Dunkley-Bent, Suzanne Rastrick OBE, Prerana Issar and Dr Nikki Kanani MBE - 27 January 2021.
Instructions which Primary Care Network (PCN) groupings will need to access the National Workforce Supply Routes - 26 January 2021.
Mutual aid and the transfer of COVID-19 vaccines between Hospital Hubs, Vaccination Centres and Local Vaccination Services
A policy for use by healthcare professionals and senior managers across the NHS who are responsible for the transfer and handling of COVID-19 vaccines - 25 January 2021.
Standard operating procedure for vaccinating social care staff and letter from Sir David Pearson, James Bullion, Cllr Ian Hudspeth and Emily Lawson - 14 January 2021.
Position statement around use of the COVID-19 vaccine AstraZeneca (AZ) to vaccinate housebound patients
Position statement around use of the COVID-19 vaccine AstraZeneca (AZ) to vaccinate housebound patients - 14 January 2021.
Published 13 January 2021.
Instruction on timing of second dose of COVID-19 vaccinations
Letter from Emily Lawson, Dr Nikita Kanani and Professor Stephen Powis - 11 January 2021.
Letter from Dr Nikita Kanani, Dr Keith Ridge CBE, and Ed Waller - 7 January 2021.
Letter from Dr Emily Lawson, Dr Nikita Kanani and Prerana Issar - 26 January 2021.
Standard operating procedure for COVID-19 local vaccination services deployment in community settings. Updated 26 March 2021.
Deployment of COVID-19 Vaccine Oxford/AstraZeneca: implications for governance, handling and preparation of vaccines
Letter from Keith Ridge, Chief Pharmaceutical Officer for England - 31 December 2020.
Published 31 December 2020.
Letter from Ed Waller, Dr Nikita Kanani - 31 December 2020.
Letter from Sir Simon Stevens, Dr Emily Lawson and Professor Stephen Powis - 30 December 2020.
Details of how NHS England and NHS Improvement will commission a COVID-19 vaccination service directly from community pharmacy. Updated 15 March 2021.
Published 20 December 2020.
Standard operating procedure for the management of COVID-19 vaccination clinical incidents and enquiries. Updated 26 February 2021.
Governance, handling, and preparation of vaccines by GP led Local Vaccination Centres (PCN designated sites)
Letter from Dr Keith Ridge - 8 December 2020.
PCN sites beginning COVID-19 vaccination next week – information to support you to stand up your vaccination service
Letter from Dr Nikita Kanani and Ed Waller - 7 December 2020.
Published 5 December 2020.
Letter from Dr Nikita Kanani and Ed Waller - 4 December 2020.
Published 9 December 2020.
Guidance and letters for general practice - 9 November 2020.
Agreement updated 12 December 2020.
Letter published 1 December 2020.
Specification published 1 December 2020.
Guidance and letters for community pharmacy - 27 November 2020.
COVID-19 vaccination programme 2020/21 – Outcome of general practice site designation process and next steps
Letter from Ed Waller and Dr Nikki Kanani - 24 November 2020.