Public Health England
This patient group direction (PGD) is to support the administration of diphtheria, tetanus, acellular pertussis and inactivated poliomyelitis vaccine (dTaP/IPV) to individuals from 3 years 4 months to under 10 years of age, in accordance with the national immunisation programme, or for the management of cases and contacts of diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis or poliomyelitis from 3 years of age.
The dTaP/IPV PGD V03.00 is valid from 1 December 2019 to 30 November 2021.
Practitioners must not use this PGD template until it has been authorised in Section 2. This is a legal requirement (see Human Medicines Regulations 2012). Practitioners should follow local policy/procedures to access authorised PGD documents.