Workforce resources

A summary pack for the autumn and winter COVID-19 and flu programme has been prepared and agreed with the FVCV Clinical Governance Group.

It’s for registered health professionals in vaccination teams. The purpose of this pack is to assist those who are undertaking:

  • clinical assessment
  • informed consent
  • decision making
  • delegation of administration

View the pack for the autumn and winter COVID-19 and flu programme

Vaccine summary reference sheet

Public Health Scotland has produced a vaccine summary choice quick reference sheet.

This resource should be used in conjunction with the current Patient Group Directions, National Protocols and Green Book.

View the COVID-19 vaccination programme vaccine summary

Allergy management tool

An allergy tool has been developed to help vaccinators manage patients with a history of allergy presenting for their first COVID-19 vaccination.

An Allergy Management Tool has been developed to support Immunisation Co-ordinators' decision making on vaccination, in people who have potential allergies. 

View the Allergy Management Tool

Patient screening tool

A Patient Screening Tool has been developed for Boards to help establish which vaccines may require further discussion as to contraindications and appropriate vaccination. The tool is based on Green Book advice and is intended to be complementary to rather than replace PDG and protocol requirements.

View the Patient Screening Tool

Pre-clinic checks for vaccinators

The Scottish Government and NHS National Services Scotland have developed a pre-clinic check resource (supported by NHS Education for Scotland and Public Health Scotland) for vaccinators in relation to the handling of multiple vaccines on a single site. Pre-clinic checks have been developed for AstraZeneca, Pfizer and Moderna vaccines.

View the Pre-clinic checks for vaccinators

Vaccine product information poster

This poster was developed to provide information on the presentation, doses and storage of COVID-19 vaccines.

View the vaccine product information poster

Pfizer BioNTech (Comirnaty®) vaccine: comparison of available presentations

This poster provides information about the vaccine with the purple cap (for those aged 12 years and older) and the vaccine with the orange cap (for children aged 5 to 11 years).

View the Pfizer BioNTech (Comirnaty®) vaccine: comparison of available presentations poster

Last updated: 13 July 2022