Patient Group Directions (PGDs)

Patient Group Directions provide a legal framework that allows some registered health professionals to supply and/or administer specified medicines to a pre-defined group of patients, without them having to see a prescriber. Supplying and/or administering medicines under PGDs should be reserved for situations in which this offers an advantage for patient care, without compromising patient safety.

The following PGDs are for use by Practice Nurses in Birmingham, Solihull, The Black Country, Coventry, Warwickshire, Herefordshire and Worcestershire only. The templates provided are still required to be signed off within each trust prior to being used. The following PGDs are for use by Practice Nurses in Shropshire and Staffordshire only. The templates provided are still required to be signed off within each trust prior to being used.
 

19 Covid  PGD’s

Please follow the links below for access to the national covid -19 PGDs

Pfizer/BioNTech

AstraZeneca

 

Travel PGD’s (Hep A, HepA/B, Hep A/Typhoid and Typhoid, for use in the Shropshire and Staffordshire areas are available via their CCG’s website