Practice resources and Patient Group Directions (PGDs)

Practice resources and Patient Group Directions (PGDs)

Practice resources and Patient Group Directions (PGDs) and their review dates can be seen below.              

Fentanyl TD patches patient information leaflet - March 2017         

Medicines Code - February 2014

Medication Review GuidanceA guide to medication review 2009 NPC February 2014

Optimal Repeat prescribing duration:  NHS Sheffield guidance on optimal repeat prescribing duration - May 2009

Recording Specialist Issued Drugs on Clinical Practice Systems - March 2017

Travelling abroad: Prescribing guidelines for patients travelling abroad  -  November 2013

Sheffield’s Integrated Continence Service - June 2011

Vitamin D information resources

Vitamin D information leaflet for patients To print in a leaflet format go to the printer properties - print on both sides - flip on short edge.

Vitamin D information leaflet for patients - Easy read 

Best practice guidance

Good Practice Guidance for Prescription Requests for appliances and enteral feeds that are Home Delivered direct from supplier   

Injectables: Best practice for authorising administration of injectables by district nurse teams    

Multi-use vials: Best Practice for Administration from Multi-use Vials -  July 2017


Information letters to GPs

Central Nervous System


Hepatitis C drugs information letters for GPs

Musculoskeletal System - Biologics

Gastroenterology - Biologics


Cardiovascular System

Drugs used for Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension 

Lipid regulating drugs

Skin – Drugs affecting the immune response

Medicines Safety

Audit of the management of methotrexate in primary care

Antipsychotics in Dementia

Domperidone : risk of cardiac effects

Reducing Diclofenac Prescribing: The success in Sheffield of joint working across the interface  

Replacement Patient Information/Monitoring Booklets

Reporting errors on STH TTO medicines

Safer prescribing of oral amiodarone


Patient Group Directions (PGDs)

Amoxicillin 250mg Capsules (Sheffield City Walk in Centre) - expiry February 2018

Chloramphenicol 0.5% eye drops (Sheffield City Walk in Centre) - expiry February 2018

Cholera inactivated oral vaccine (Dukoral® oral suspension) – expiry August 2018

Clarithromycin 250mg Tablets (Sheffield City Walk in Centre) - expiry February 2018

Diphtheria, tetanus, acellular pertussis, inactivated poliomyelitis and Haemophilus influenzae type b conjugate vaccine (DTaP/IPV/Hib) - expiry November 2017

Diphtheria, tetanus, acellular pertussis and inactivated poliomyelitis vaccine (DTaP/IPV or dTaP/IPV) – expiry November 2017

Diphtheria low dose, tetanus and inactivated poliomyelitis (Td/IPV) vaccine (Revaxis®) - expiry October 2017

Flucloxacillin 500mg Capsules (Sheffield City Walk in Centre) -  expiry February 2018

Haemophilus Influenzae type B and Meningococcal C conjugate vaccine (Hib/MenC) – expiry July 2018

Hepatitis A and Hepatitis B Vaccine Combined (Ambrix®, Twinrix® Adult, Twinrix® Paediatric) - expiry August 2018

Hepatitis A and Typhoid Combined Vaccine (Hepatyrix®, ViATIM®) - expiry December 2018

Hepatitis A (inactivated) vaccine for injection (Havrix®, Havrix Junior Monodose®, Avaxim®,Vaqta®, Vaqta Paediatric®, Epaxal®) – expiry February 2018

Hepatitis B Vaccine (Engerix B® and HBvaxPRO®) – expiry February 2017

Human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine (Gardasil®) – expiry April 2018

Inactivated Influenza Vaccine 2016-17 season – expiry March 2017

Lidocaine 1% (for insertion/removal of Nexplanon®) – expiry Feb 2019

Lidocaine 1% with adrenaline or 2% with adrenaline (for insertion/removal of Nexplanon®) – expiry February 2019

Live attenuated influenza vaccine (LAIV) nasal spray suspension (Fluenz Tetra®▼) 2016-17 season – expiry March 2017

Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR) vaccine – expiry February 2018

Medroxyprogesterone acetate 150mg/ml intramuscular injection (e.g. Depo-Provera®) – expiry May 2018

Meningococcal Group B adsorbed vaccine – expiry August 2017 

Meningococcal Group ACWY conjugate vaccine – expiry June 2017 

Pertussis vaccination for pregnant and post-natal women (low dose diphtheria, tetanus, acellular pertussis and inactivated poliomyelitis vaccine (dTaP/IPV)) – expiry March 2018

Phenoxymethylpenicillin (Penicillin V) 250mg tablets (Sheffield City Walk in Centre)  - expiry February 2018

Pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine (PPV) – 23 valent expiry January 2018

Pneumococcal polysaccharide conjugate vaccine (13-valent, adsorbed) (PCV) expiry January 2018

Rotavirus live oral vaccine (Rotarix® oral suspension) – expiry June 2017

Trimethoprim 200mg Tablets(Sheffield City Walk in Centre) - expiry February 2018

Typhoid Vi Polysaccharide Vaccine for Injection (Typherix®, Typhim Vi®) – expiry August 2017

Zostavax® reconstituted lyophilised suspension. Shingles (herpes zoster) vaccine, live – expiry August 2017


PGD template

Last updated on 19/10/2021 by KerryWade