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Patient Group Directions

The tables below include two sets of PGDs; table 1 includes those approved for local use across Derbyshire only and; table 2 includes those jointly approved by Public Health England and NHS England for use across Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire.

The Resuscitation Council (UK) has directed that a PGD for adrenaline injection is not required for anyone (whether a healthcare professional or not) to administer intramuscular adrenaline for the purpose of saving a life in an emergency.   Further information can be found at www.resus.org.uk

Individual Staff PGD Authorisation Form

Table 1: Derbyshire PGDs for use across Derbyshire only

PGD
Expiry Date
Hepatitis A - Adult N.B. If you are unable to get stock please consider the use of a PSD
Oct 2020
Hepatitis A - Child N.B. If you are unable to get stock please consider the use of a PSD Oct 2020
Hepatitis A and Typhoid N.B. If you are unable to get stock please consider the use of a PSD Oct 2020
Levonorgestrel June 2020
Typhoid - Children and Adults Oct 2020 
Ulipristal Acetate 30mgs June 2020
Vitamin K Oct 2020

 Table 2: PHE/NHSE PGDs for use across Derbyshire & Nottinghamshire

PGD Expiry Date
Diphtheria - Tetanus - Acellular Pertussis - Inactivated Polio Vaccine (DTaP/IPV or dTaP/IPV) to individuals from 3 years 4 months to under 10 years of age Nov 2019
Diphtheria - Tetanus - Acellular Pertussis - Inactivated Polio Vaccine - Pre School Booster (DTaP/IPV Hib Booster) Aug 2019
Diptheria - Tetanus - Acellular Pertussis - Inactivated Polio Vaccine (dTaP/IPV) BOOSTERIX (for pregnant women only) Mar 2019
Diptheria - Tetanus - Acellular Pertussis - Inactivated Polio Vaccine HIB and Hep B (DTaP/IPV/Hib/Hep B) Aug 2019
HIB and Men Group C July 2018
HIB and Men Group C - for individuals at increased risk due to an underlying medical condition (from 2 years of age) Oct 2018
HPV - Gardasil Apr 2018
Hepatitis B (temporary recommendations from August 2017) not applicable
Hepatitis B Recombinant DNA (rDNA) Vaccine Apr 2019
Hepatitis B Recombinant DNA (rDNA) Vaccine - Renal Apr 2019
Influenza (Fluenz Tetra Nasal Spray) - Children and adolescents from 2 years to under 18 years of age Mar 2018
Influenza Vaccine Mar 2018
Low Dose - Diptheria - Tetanus - Inactivated Polio Vaccine (TdIPV) REVAXIS Oct 2019
Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR) Feb 2018
Meningococcal A, C, W 135 & Y conjugate vaccine (Nimenrix or Menveo) June 2019
Meningococcal A, C, W 135 & Y conjugate vaccine - for individuals at increased risk due to an underlying medical condition Feb 2019
Meningococcal Group B Vaccine (Bexsero) Feb 2019
Meningococcal Group B Vaccine (Bexsero) - for individuals at increased risk due to an underlying medical condition Feb 2019
Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine Jan 2019
Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine - Notice of Extension Date Jan 2019
Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine - for individuals at increased risk due to an underlying medical condition May 2019
Pneumococcal Polysaccharide Vaccine (PPV) Aug 2018
Rotavirus June 2019
Shingles (Herpes Zoster) Vaccine (Zostavax) Mar 2019