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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. 

 
LeafletsTraining resources 
 

Adult leaflets

Autumn 2022 Flu and COVID-19 vaccinations. A guide for adults autumn/winter 2022-23 DL leaflet v1 English/Welsh [Added 31 August 2022]

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]

Autumn 2022 Flu and COVID-19 vaccinations. What to expect after flu and COVID-19 vaccinations for adults 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)

Children and young people’s leaflets

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]

 

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

 

Pregnancy resources

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

Autumn 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]  

Infographic - Key information on COVID-19 in Pregnancy UKOSS, December 2021  English  | Welsh  [Added 22 December 2021]

 

Clinical scripts

Autumn 2022 COVID-19 and flu checklist v1 English/Welsh [Added 26 August 2022.
 

 

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 - V1 [Added 20 October 2022]

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]

Comirnaty® bivalent Original / Omicron (Pfizer) vaccine specific slide set V2 [Added 17 October 2022]

Nuvaxovid® COVID-19 Vaccine (Novavax) training slide set V1 [Added 10 November 2022]

Safety Needles:

Safety needles are being supplied for the Comirnaty® bivalent Original / Omicron (Pfizer) COVID-19 vaccine.

  • GBUK/Caina Safety Syringe 1ml 25G x 25mm with needle cover will be supplied with Pfizer BioNTech Bivalent (Original/Omicron BA.1 Comirnaty®) COVID-19 Vaccine.

         Training video: https://gbukgroup.com/safety-syringe-with-fixed-needle/

         GBUK Cania Safety needles - Shared Services Slide Set [added 28 September 2022]

  • Reliance Medical Safety Syringe 1ml 25G x 38mm with needle cap is available to support vaccination of morbidly obese patients with Comirnaty® bivalent Original / Omicron (Pfizer) COVID-19 vaccine.

         Training video: https://reliancemedical.co.uk/combined-safety-needle-and-syringes/

          Reliance Medical Safety Syringe - Shared Services Slide Set [added 28 September 2022]

*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

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)

COVID-19 & Flu winter respiratory campaign webinar Q&A slide set [VPDP, PHW 14 September 2022]

COVID-19 & Flu winter respiratory campaign webinar recording [VPDP, PHW 14 September 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 vaccine posters available here: Which COVID-19 vaccine? poster (publishing.service.gov.uk)

 

COVID-19 template resources

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)

  • Invitation Letter English / Welsh *Currently being updated*
  • Consent Form English / Welsh *Currently being updated*

Attorney

  • Invitation Letter English / Welsh *Currently being updated*
  • Consent Form English / Welsh *Currently being updated*

Relatives

  • Invitation Letter English / Welsh *Currently being updated*
  • Consent Form English / Welsh *Currently being updated*

A template consent form for children and young people [PHW, 17 January 2022 17 January 2002]

  • English | Welsh| Bilingual *Currently being updated*
     

Paper consent form for use when direct input on to the Welsh Immunisation System (WIS) is not possible:

C19 WIS paper back up consent form v2 English / Welsh (PHW, **June 2021**) *Currently being updated*
C19 WIS paper consent group reference (PHW, December 2020) *Currently being updated*

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.).