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Resources for health and social care professionals

This page is designed to direct health and social care workers to resources needed for delivery of the vaccine programme. 
More information on this will be available here when it is confirmed. 

Page contents

 - Leaflets
 - Age-appropriate resources for aged 5-11 year olds
 - Children and young people resources
 - Pregnancy resources
 - Clinical scripts
 - Call handler scripts
 - COVID-19 Training Resources
 - COVID-19 Vaccination Consent Forms

 

Leaflets

Spring 2023 COVID-19 vaccination. A guide to the COVID-19 spring booster vaccination DL Leaflet v4 English/Welsh [Added 31 March 2023]

Autumn 2022 Flu and COVID-19 vaccinations. What to expect after flu and COVID-19 vaccinations for adults DL leaflet v1 English/Welsh [Added 31 August 2022]

Autumn 2022 Flu and COVID-19 vaccinations. A guide for adults autumn/winter 2022-23 A4 text v1 English/Welsh [Added 26 August 2022]

Resources to support the COVID-19 vaccination programme will be available soon to download and order from Public Health Wales Health Information Resources - Public Health Wales (nhs.wales)

 

Age-appropriate resources for 5-11 year olds

COVID-19 vaccination: a comic-strip guide for 5-7 year olds English | Welsh

COVID-19 vaccination: a comic-strip guide for 5-7 year olds (black and white) English | Welsh

COVID-19 vaccination: a comic-strip guide for 7-11 year olds English | Welsh

COVID-19 vaccination: a comic-strip guide for 7-11 year olds (black and white) English | Welsh

COVID-19 vaccination: a video guide for 5-7 year olds English | Welsh

COVID-19 vaccination: a video guide for 7-11 year olds English | Welsh

 

Children and young people resources

Autumn 2022 COVID-19 vaccination. A guide for children and young people aged five to 17 who are at greater risk from COVID-19 infection. A4 text. V1 English/Welsh [Added 26 August 2022]

Autumn 2022 COVID-19 vaccination. A guide for children and young people aged five to 17 who are at greater risk from COVID-19 infection. DL leaflet. V1 English/Welsh [Added 2 September 2022]

Autumn 2022 COVID-19 vaccination. What to expect after the COVID-19 vaccination - advice for children and young people aged five to 17. A4 text. V1 English/Welsh [Added 26 August 2022]

Autumn 2022 COVID-19 vaccination. What to expect after the COVID-19 vaccination - advice for children and young people aged five to 17. DL leaflet. V1 English/Welsh [Added 6 September 2022]

COVID-19 vaccination. Information for parents and carers of children 6 months to 4 years who are at a greater risk from COVID-19 infection. A4 text. V1 English/Welsh [Added 15 May 2023]

Pregnancy resources

How to protect you and your baby. Information about vaccinations in pregnancy. A4 text v1 English/Welsh [Added 26 August 2022]

How to protect you and your baby. Information about vaccinations in pregnancy. DL leaflet v1 English/Welsh [Added 2 September 2022]

Flu and COVID-19 vaccinations in pregnancy: Information for midwives v1a English/Welsh (Public Health Wales, August 2022)

Make Every Contact Count: Pregnancy COVID-19 Vaccination - The Facts for Health Care Professionals [MBRRACE-UK, 24 Dec 2021]

Information and decision aid to support women make an informed choice about COVID-19 vaccination in pregnancy:  English | Welsh  [Uploaded 30 September 2022]  

 

Clinical scripts

Spring 2023 COVID-19 Clinical Script 2023 V1 (Welsh/English) [Added 30 March 2023]

 

Call handler scripts

Template for call handlers: Vaccination of children aged six months to four years who are at greater risk from COVID-19 infection. [Added 12 May 2023]

 

COVID-19 Training Resources

Further training resources are available here: Immunisation training resources and events - Public Health Wales (nhs.wales)

COVID-19  Immunisation elearning:

The COVID-19 e-learning modules are being reviewed and updated by UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) when necessary.

Training recommendations for COVID-19 vaccinators – UK Health Security Agency 

‚ÄčIt 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: 


COVID-19 training slide sets:

COVID-19 Vaccination programme for children & young people slide set - V2 [Added 1 December 2022] - Currently being updated

Guidance and resources for the workforce to support vaccination of children and young people:

Distraction techniques to minimise a child's anxiety during vaccination English | Welsh [NHS EI Workforce & Training work stream of the national COVID-19 Vaccination programme v1 4 Jan 2022]

COVID-19 Vaccination Programme Guidance for Clinical Leads on adapting the vaccination environment for children [NHS EI Workforce & Training work stream of the national COVID-19 Vaccination programme V1 December 2021]

Spikevax® bivalent Original / Omicron (Moderna) vaccine specific slide set V3 [Added 17 October 2022] - Currently being updated

Sanofi Pasteur COVID-19 vaccine (VidPrevtyn Beta®) -Spring 2023 - vaccine specific slide set (V1) [Added 15 March 2023]


Safety Needles:

Safety needles are being supplied for the Comirnaty® bivalent Original / Omicron (Pfizer) COVID-19 vaccine and for the Comirnaty® 3 micrograms/dose COVID-19 mRNA Vaccine.  

*Please note: the IPC measures in these resources do not align with the national IPC requirements in Wales. See here for NHS Wales guidance: Guidance - Public Health Wales (nhs.wales).



Q&A webinars:

COVID-19 Spring Booster Campaign Q&A webinar - slide set [pdf] [VPDP, PHW 13 March 2023]
The recording and non pdf version of the slide set are available to view here: Training (sharepoint.com)
Webinar Q&A – Current Issues - slide set [VPDP, PHW 21 October 2022]
Webinar Q&A – Current issues - recording [VPDP, PHW 21 October 2022] Training (sharepoint.com)


Video resources:

The British Society of Immunology (BSI) has useful information and resources, available at: Connect on Coronavirus | British Society for Immunology

 

Additional resources:

COVID-19 vaccination posters available here: Which COVID-19 Spring Vaccine

 

COVID-19 vaccination consent forms

For a Care Home Resident able to consent for themselves [Added 6 April 2023]
For the Attorney of a Care Home Resident unable to consent for themselves [Added 6 April 2023]
For a Relative of a Care Home Resident unable to consent for themselves [Added 6 April 2023]
For Children and Young People [Added 6 April 2023]