Patient Group Directions

Patient Group Directions NHS England Yorkshire and the Humber to support the NHS immunisation programmes


Patient Group Directions authorised by Sheffield CCG for Practice Nurses and the Walk in Centre

Amoxicillin 500mg Capsules (Sheffield City Walk in Centre) - expiry July 2023

Clarithromycin 250mg Tablets (Sheffield City Walk in Centre) - expiry July 2023

Depot medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA) injection:

Intramuscular DMPA injection (e.g. Depo-Provera®) expiry July 2023

Subcutaneous DMPA injection (e.g. Sayana Press®)- expiry May 2023

Flucloxacillin oral preparations (Sheffield City Walk in Centre) -  expiry July 2023

Lidocaine 1% (for insertion/removal of Nexplanon®) – expiry August 2023

Lidocaine 1% with adrenaline or 2% with adrenaline (for insertion/removal of Nexplanon®) – expiry August 2023

Nitrofurantoin oral preparations - expiry July 2023

Phenoxymethylpenicillin (Penicillin V) 250mg tablets (Sheffield City Walk in Centre)  - expiry July 2023


External Links to PGD guidance

For links to PGDs to support the COVID-19 vaccination programme see: NHS England and NHS Improvement COVID-19 Vaccination Programme - Legal Mechanisms

NICE guideline Patient Group Directions MPG2 (August 2013 Last updated: March 2017)

NICE Patient group directions: competency framework for health professionals using patient group directions (January 2014)        

Specialist Pharmacy Services Retaining PGD documentation (August 2018)


Last updated on 06/10/2021 by KerryWade