Pfizer BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine information and FAQs

This page contains documents relating specifically to the Pfizer BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine.

National protocol for COVID-19 mRNA vaccine BNT162b2 (Pfizer/BioNTech)

National protocol for Comirnaty® COVID-19 mRNA vaccine
 

Pfizer BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine information

Gov.uk - Regulatory approval of COVID-19 Pfizer BioNTech vaccine

Regulatory approval of COVID-19 Pfizer BioNTech vaccine

Pfizer BioNTech vaccine SPC

COVID-19: vaccine BNT162b2 'SPC'

Patient Group Direction for Comirnaty®

Patient Group Direction for Comirnaty® (Pfizer BioNTech)

Patient Group Direction Pfizer vaccine

Patient Group Direction for COVID-19 mRNA vaccine BNT162b2 (Pfizer/BioNTech)

Patient Specific Direction Pfizer vaccine (for local adoption)

Individual Patient assessment to assist the creation of Patient Specific Direction for the administration of the Pfizer vaccine

Pfizer BioNTech vaccine Patient Information Leaflet

COVID-19: vaccine BNT162b2 Patient Information Leaflet

Pfizer Vaccine Ingredients

Pfizer Vaccine Ingredients

British Islamic Medical Association statement

British Islamic Medical Association: Position statement on the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine

SOPs for receipt, storage, stock control, temperature excursions, record keeping and security in place

Storage

Thawing small numbers of COVID-19 vaccine Pfizer BioNTech vials

Receipt

Receiving and storing the Pfizer BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine at PCN designated sites
Stock Control

Stocktaking and reconciliation of Pfizer BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine at PCN designated sites

Ordering

Ordering Pfizer BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine by PCN designated sites

SOP for preparation of individual doses of vaccine in place
Preparation

Preparing the Pfizer BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine at PCN designated sites

Company training information

Pfizer training material
SOPs for the administration of individual doses of vaccine in place
Administration

Preparing the Pfizer BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine at PCN designated sites

Information for healthcare professionals pdf

SOPs for handling waste in place
Waste

Disposing of damaged, unused or expired Pfizer BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine at PCN designated sites

SOP for anaphylaxis

Medication and equipment for anaphylactoid reaction

Advice regarding medication and equipment that should be available at all centres for anaphylactoid reaction to the Pfizer vaccine
Medicines and equipment

Vaccine and Consumables Delivery Issues

SPS Dealing with delivery issues associated with the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine and consumables
SPS FAQ information

SPS overall FAQ section related specifically to Pfizer BioNTech vaccine

SPS answers to questions related specifically to Pfizer BioNTech vaccine

Administration

SPS Administration Pfizer vaccine

Preparing and administering information for Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine

Institutional Readiness for Management of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine in Trusts

Cautions and contraindications

SPS Cautions and contraindications Pfizer vaccine

Contraindications and cautions summary for Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine

Advising individuals with allergies on their suitability for Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine

Interactions information for Pfizer BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine

Clinical situations e.g. anaphylaxis, immunosuppressive patients, anticoagulation

SPS Clinical situations: use of vaccine in specific scenarios

Advising individuals with allergies on their suitability for Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine

Disposal

SPS Disposal Pfizer vaccine

Institutional Readiness for Management of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine in Trusts

Disposing of damaged, unused or expired Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine at PCN designated sites       

Dealing with spillages and breakages of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine at PCN Designated Sites

Dosing

SPS Dosing Pfizer vaccine

Dosing information for Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine

Excipients

SPS Excipients Pfizer vaccine

Advising individuals with allergies on their suitability for Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine

Advising individuals with religious or other dietary practices and beliefs on their suitability for the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine 

Cold Chain

Allocating 31 day expiry to thawed Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine labelled with 5 day expiry

Unpacking and storage of frozen Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines in ultra-low temperature freezers in Trusts

Moving Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccines from an ULT freezer into a fridge to thaw in Trusts            

Institutional Readiness for Management of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine in Trusts         

Receiving and storing the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine at PCN designated site   

Cryocube F101-h Freezer Temperature Monitoring and Recording in Trusts

Receipt of frozen vaccine in ultra-low temperature freezers in Trusts

Thawing small numbers of COVID-19 vaccine Pfizer-BioNTech vials

Interactions

SPS Interactions Pfizer vaccine

Interactions information for Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine

Preparation

SPS Preparation Pfizer vaccine

Preparation of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine Syringes for Administration at end user locations      

Institutional Readiness for Management of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine in Trusts

Preparing the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine at PCN designated sites

Supply and delivery

SPS Supply and delivery Pfizer vaccine

Dealing with delivery issues associated with the Covid-19 vaccines and consumables

Institutional Readiness for Management of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine in Trusts      

Transporting Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine from PCN Designated Sites to end user location

Receiving and storing the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine at PCN designated site

Ordering Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine from Public Health England (PHE) for Trusts

Ordering Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine by PCN Designated Sites       

Stocktaking and reconciliation of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine at PCN designated sites

Using COVID-19 Vaccine Pfizer-BioNTech appropriately in temporary vaccination sites

Testing for COVID-19 following vaccination

SPS Testing for COVID-19 following vaccination

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

SPS Vaccinating individuals with COVID-19 or with a history of COVID-19
 Community Pharmacy

Using COVID-19 Vaccine Pfizer-BioNTech in Community Pharmacy


Derby and Derbyshire CCG

Derby and Derbyshire CCG

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