Vaccination Centres (e.g. Derby Arena)

Vaccination Centres Standard Operating Procedure v3.1

The COVID-19 vaccination programme is of the highest priority for the NHS. In order to deliver this programme both safely and effectively, good practice in the handling and management of vaccine is paramount. Clarity of both the overarching principles and the detailed handling requirements are required to enable safe, effective implementation and delivery of the vaccination programme. This document describes the processes and procedures for safe delivery of COVID-19 vaccination within DCHS Vaccination Centres and Hospital Hubs, it also reference PCN led COVID vaccination sites and services. It is to be read in conjunction with:

COVID-19: the green book, chapter 14a - GOV.UK (

COVID-19 Vaccines – SPS - Specialist Pharmacy Service – The first stop for professional medicines advice

-      Model NHS COVID-19 Primary Care Vaccine handling and management policy 2020-21 Appendix 17  (in SOP)

-      Vaccine handling and management policy (Hospital Hubs and Centres)  2020/21 Appendix 18

      (in SOP) and

-      Vaccine Deployment in community setting SOP Appendix 19 (in SOP)



Derby and Derbyshire CCG

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