This page provides practical and clinical guidance for vaccine administration.
The information provided supports guidance in The Green Book - Immunisation against infectious disease. The Green Book provides policy guidance on vaccine administration, storage and disposal of vaccines, and reporting alongside information for all the vaccines given in the UK and how these should be administered. Immunisers must access the green book online as the resource is constantly updated to reflect the most up to date schedule and advice.
Please ensure if you are using a hard copy of any resources or documents that you are using the most recent version.
- The WHO Best Practices for Injections and Related Procedures Toolkit
- The RCN's Managing Childhood Immunisation Clinics - best practice guidelines (2021) provides a practical checklist to support general practice nurses in managing a childhood vaccine and immunisation clinics, it includes; prescribing and administration of prescription only medicines advice, the time needed for an immunisation appointment, what resources and information should be available.