COVID-19 Vaccination Programme


COVID-19 Vaccine Bulletin
Date published
COVID-19 vaccine bulletin - Issue 1
20th January 2021

This page contains generic documents relating to the new coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccination programme.

PHE COVID-19: vaccination programme guidance for health care practitioners

NHSE COVID-19 vaccination programme (includes trust guidance, primary care guidance, equipment and consumables and links  to other organisation vaccine information)

Using appropriate legal mechanisms for the administration of COVID-19 vaccines

Publication Date published
COVID-19: the green book, chapter 14a

Updated 31 December 2020

COVID-19: vaccination programme (guidance, training resources, consent forms and letters, leaflets and posters, protocols and PGDs and programme documents)

Updated 15 January 2021

Priority groups for coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccination: advice from the JCVI

30 December 2020

NHSE Standard Operating Procedure - Management of COVID-19 vaccination clinical incidents and enquiries 

Locally adapted Management of COVID -19 vaccination clinical incidents and enquiries

18 December 2020

Vaccinating individuals with COVID-19 or with a history of COVID-19

31 December 2020

Instruction on timing of second dose of COVID-19 vaccinations

11 January 2021

Indemnity arrangements for the COVID-19 vaccination programme

NHS Resolution - Claims management 

23 December 2020

18 January 2021

Record keeping

Register to use the Insights Platform from NHS England and NHS Improvement


YouTube - Outcomes 4 health/Pinnacle


Professional guidance on the safe and secure handling of medicines

December 2018

Management of anaphylaxis in the vaccination setting

December 2020
Vaccine Incident Guidance - Responding to errors in vaccine storage, handling and administration

Vaccine incident guidance responding to vaccine errors

22 January 2020

NHSE&I Management of COVID-19 vaccination clinical incidents and enquiries

Locally adapted Management of COVID-19 vaccination clinical incidents and enquiries

18 December 2020

National contact list

Cold Chain Storage

Policy for maintaining the vaccine cold chain primary care

18 December 2020

Guides to support best practice for use of fridges and cool boxes in the vaccine cold chain

23 December 2020

Storing COVID-19 vaccines in the fridge: best practice

24 December 2020

Using Nomad Cool boxes for vaccine storage

24 December 2020
Workforce and training

COVID-19 Vaccination programme

Updated 15 January 2021

E-learning for Healthcare

Vaccinator training requirements


COVID-19 Vaccinator competency assessment tool

Vaccinator training log

8 December 2020

Future NHS Collaboration Platform (will need to register for account)

Business Continuity  

Business Continuity checklist in relation to safe and secure handling of vaccines

(for embedding in to local site plans)

December 2020


Derby and Derbyshire CCG

Derby and Derbyshire CCG