This page is designed to direct health and social care workers to resources needed for delivery of the vaccine programme.
DL Leaflet Covid-19 Vaccination A guide for adults: Bilingual [Updated 8 Jan 2021]
DL Leaflet Covid-19 Vaccination Protection for health and social care staff: Bilingual [Updated 8 Jan 2021]
A4 What to Expect After - bilingual 4pp (Digital) [Updated 12 Dec]
A4 What to Expect After - bilingual 4pp (PRINT FRIENDLY) [Updated 12 Dec]
Resources to support the COVID-19 vaccination programme will be available soon to download and order from Public Health Wales Health Information Resources
Note: The following pages may only be accessed from an NHS Wales site or computer.
Video: Dr Richard Roberts provides an overview on the evidence around extending the dose interval between first and second doses of Coronavirus vaccines
COVID-19 vaccines Q&A Presentation delivered via MS Teams [PHW, 6 January 2021]
Recording of the COVID-19 Q&A delivered on 31 December 2020 Additional guidance published since the Q&A on the 31st December 2020:
COVID-19 core knowledge training slide set (version 3) [PHE/PHW, 4 January 2020]
COVID-19 Pfizer BioNTech vaccine specific training slide set (version 3) [PHE/PHW, 4 January 2021]
COVID-19 AstraZeneca vaccine specific training slide set (version 1) [PHE/PHW, 7 January 2021]
Training requirements by workforce group for COVID-19 vaccination programme (version 2) [PHW,12 January 2021]
COVID-19: vaccinator training recommendations [PHE, November 2020], [Updated 8 Dec, PHE] This guidance has approval for use in Wales
COVID-19 Vaccinator competency assessment tool [PHE, November 2020], [Updated 8 Dec, PHE]
It is important that all COVID-19 immunisers and or those who are providing COVID-19 immunisation advice familiarise themselves with the most up to date clinical evidence and guidance, this can be found in the following key documents:
Video showing IM injection to an adult: Please note this video was filmed before the COVID-19 pandemic. The wearing of PPE is now recommended as per current guidance. [PHW, 12 January 2021]
Social care template COVID-19 vaccine invitation letters and consent forms developed by Public Health England [PHE, 29 Nov 2020]:
Residents in a care home (self)
Paper consent form for use when direct input on to the Welsh Immunisation System (WIS) is not possible:
PLEASE NOTE: The group reference paper should be used to record the correct ‘group’ option according to the specifics available on WIS (e.g. ethnic group, eligibility group, job role etc.).