Covid-19 Coronavirus

Vaccination programme delivery

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About the COVID-19 Vaccination Programme

COVID-19 vaccination: information for healthcare practitioners (gov.uk)
6 August 2021

UK COVID-19 Response: Autumn and Winter Plan 2021
9 November 2021

Isle of Man Government Strategy for COVID-19 (covid19.gov.im)
September 2021

COVID-19 Isle of Man Winter Plan
12 November 2021

Training resources

COVID-19 vaccination training slide set [PowerPoint download] (gov.uk)

Isle of Man Government health professionals

Should visit E-Learn Vannin (Internal site – available to Government Employees only)

Prospectus Section 6 – Complete the COVID-19 Training

If you do not already have access to this training area or experience any problems whilst completing this training, please visit our eLearn Vannin page for more details.

If you do not have access to the Isle of Man Government E-Learn Vannin training tool, please visit E Learning for Health Care online training tool at COVID-19 vaccination e-learning programme (gov.uk).

COVID-19: vaccinator training recommendations (gov.uk)
4 October 2021

COVID-19: vaccinator competency assessment tool (gov.uk)
16 March 2021

Guidance

About the vaccines

Use of human and animal products in vaccines (gov.uk)
15 January 2021

During pregnancy

The safety of COVID-19 vaccines when given in pregnancy (gov.uk)
30 April 2021

For prisons and secure settings

COVID-19 vaccination: resources for secure settings (gov.uk)
24 August 2021

For Employers

COVID-19 vaccination: guide for employers (gov.uk)
12 July 2021

For schools

COVID-19: provision of immunisation sessions for outbreaks in schools (gov.uk)
22 September 2021

For those Living Overseas

COVID-19 vaccines if you live abroad (gov.uk)
30 June 2021

COVID-19 vaccinations received overseas (gov.uk)
13 October 2021

Posters for display

COVID-19 vaccination and pregnancy poster (print version)
8 October 2021

COVID-19 vaccination: vaccine product information (gov.uk)
14 June 2021

Green book

Chapter 14a

COVID-19: the green book, chapter 14a (gov.uk)
15 November 2021

Includes information on:

  • the coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccines
  • the dosage and schedule for the UK
  • recommendations for the use of the vaccine

Chapter 8

Vaccine safety and adverse events following immunisation: the green book, chapter 8 (gov.uk)
20 March 2013

Chapter 2

Consent: the green book, chapter 2 (gov.uk)
18 June 2021

MHRA and Coronavirus Yellow Card reporting

The MHRA is working closely with DHSC and other healthcare partners on COVID-19.

They are prioritising work including:

  • supporting and authorising the development of vaccines
  • clinical trials of new medicines
  • managing the supply of medicines and healthcare products

They also provide information to patients, manufacturers and healthcare professionals through our established information channels and alert systems.

For guidance visit: MHRA guidance on coronavirus (COVID-19) (gov.uk)

Report any suspected side effects of vaccines and medicines through the Yellow Card scheme.

By calling 0800 731 6789; or registering and downloading the Yellow Card app; or online.

MHRA regular reports

The MHRA Weekly report covering adverse reactions to approved COVID-19 vaccines are published on a Thursday.

Also see the COVID-19 vaccination and rare side effects.

Surveillance

Local Vaccination delivery: COVID-19 vaccine statistics (covid19.gov.im)
Regularly updated

Guidance: Monitoring reports of the effectiveness of COVID-19 vaccination
15 November 2021

Research and analysis: COVID-19 vaccine weekly surveillance reports (weeks 39 to 46)
18 November 2021

Research and analysis: COVID-19 vaccine surveillance reports (weeks 19 to 38)
23 September 2021

Guidance: PHE monitoring of the effectiveness of COVID-19 vaccination
14 September 2021

Research and analysis: COVID-19 vaccine monitoring reports
14 January 2021

Guidance: COVID-19: enhanced surveillance of cases in vaccinated individuals
11 November 2021

Guidance: COVID-19: vaccine surveillance strategy
29 March 2021

Protocols and Patient group Directions (PGDs)

Visit gov.im/pgd to access the latest Patient Group Directions for COVID-19.

For the administration of COVID-19 vaccines to individuals in accordance with the national COVID-19 vaccination programme.

National protocol for Comirnaty® COVID-19 mRNA vaccine (gov.uk)
20 November 2021

National protocol for Spikevax (formerly COVID-19 Vaccine Moderna)
8 October 2021

National protocol for COVID-19 Vaccine AstraZeneca (ChAdOx1-S [recombinant]) (gov.uk)
29 October 2021

National protocol for COVID-19 mRNA vaccine BNT162b2 (Pfizer/BioNTech) (gov.uk)
20 November 2021

Programme documents

Independent report: 15 November 2021
COVID-19 vaccination in children and young people aged 16 to 17 years: JCVI statement, November 2021

Independent report: 15 November 2021
COVID-19 booster vaccine programme for winter 2021 to 2022: JCVI statement, November 2021

Independent report: 14 September 2021
JCVI statement, September 2021: COVID-19 booster vaccine programme for winter 2021 to 2022

Independent report: 1 September 2021
Third primary COVID-19 vaccine dose for people who are immunosuppressed: JCVI advice

Independent report: 4 August 2021
JCVI statement, August 2021: COVID-19 vaccination of children and young people aged 12 to 17 years

Independent report: 19 July 2021
COVID-19 vaccination of children and young people aged 12 to 17 years: JCVI statement

Independent report: 7 May 2021
Use of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine: JCVI statement, 7 May 2021

Independent report: 13 April 2021
Priority groups for phase 2 of the coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccination programme: advice from the JCVI

Independent report: 7 April 2021
Use of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine: JCVI statement

Independent report: 11 March 2021
Letter from the Health and Social Care Secretary on COVID-19 vaccination phase 1 advice

Correspondence: 26 January 2021
Prioritising the first COVID-19 vaccine dose: JCVI statement

Independent report: 6 January 2021
Priority groups for coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccination: advice from the JCVI, 30 December 2020

Independent report: 24 February 2021
Letter from the Health and Social Care Secretary on COVID-19 vaccination in people with learning disabilities

Correspondence: 20 January 2021
COVID-19 vaccinations and community-based social care workers

Correspondence: 13 January 2021
UK COVID-19 vaccines delivery plan

Policy paper: 31 December 2020
Letter to the profession from the UK Chief Medical Officers on the UK COVID-19 vaccination programmes


Correspondence: 4 December 2020
COVID-19 vaccinations and care homes: programme launch


Updated on November 2021

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