01 Mar 2016

Vaccine storage and disposal

Information and resources on the correct storage and use of vaccines Vaccine storage and disposal

Provision of a vaccine service, whether this is for routine child and adult, occupational health or travel vaccines, carries with it the responsibility for the correct storage and use of vaccines. This includes management of the cold chain and cold chain breakdown and disposal of unused products.

YFVC are required to comply with national minimum standards for the management of the cold chain and to keep up to date with and adhere to current guidelines. 

Resources

International Certificate of Vaccination or Prophylaxis (ICVP)

Information relating to use of the ICVP for yellow fever vaccination Read more

Record keeping and consent

Guidelines for best practice in record keeping for health professionals working at the YFVC Read more

Medical letter of exemption

Medical letter of exemption from the requirement for an International Certificate of Vaccination or Prophylaxis (ICVP) Read more

PGDs and PSDs

Resources on Patient Group Directions (PGDs) and Patient Specific Directions (PSDs) Read more
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