COVID-19 vaccination programme: Information for healthcare practitioners - update

Guidance updated to include a section on surveillance of Covid-19 cases in vaccinated individuals and to incorporate updated advice on the timing of vaccination for those about to receive immunosuppressive therapy and on allergies, as per updated Green Book advice.

SPS commentary:

Other changes include:


1) revised advice for action to take following inadvertent administration of incomplete dose of vaccine and new advice following administration of vaccine whose potency may have been adversely affected by an inadvertent storage or preparation error added, and


2) Change from 5 doses in a vial of Pfizer BioNTech vaccine to 6 doses


Public Health England