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Covid-19 Primary Care Resources


Pulse’s Covid vaccine resources to support GPs


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Our resources page on Covid-19 vaccinations has a series of guides for you to explore, giving you a wealth of information to support your practice.

Priority groups for Covid-19 vaccination

This page lists the priority and at-risk groups for Covid-19 vaccinations, including definitions and clarifications, with information sourced from PHE and the MHRA.

Covid vaccine resources for patients

On this page is a list of resources for different risk groups, including tools to aid discussion on risk:benefit such as blood clotting risk. The information is sourced from PHE, RCOG, British Fertility Society and ARCS.

Vaccinating the severely mentally ill

This page contains advice and information for GPs about vaccinating people with severe mental illness, encouraging a flexible approach to defining SMI.

Conception, pregnancy, breastfeeding and vaccination

This guide provides latest evidence on vaccinations for pregnant women, breastfeeding mothers and those who want to conceive.

Coagulation disorders and anticoagulation treatment

Drawn from a number of expert sources, this page gives updated vaccination guidance for individuals with clotting and bleeding disorders and those on anticoagulant therapy.

Post AstraZeneca vaccination headache

This information, sourced from the MHRA, Pulsetoday.co.uk, the RCGP and the University of Cambridge, gives advice about treating post-vaccination headache, when to offer a face-to-face appointment, and red flags.

Adverse effects of Covid-19 vaccines

An overview of the most frequently reported adverse effects to the different vaccines and when to report an adverse effect.

Covid vaccinations in children

In this guide, you’ll find evidence and guidance around Covid vaccinations for children and young people, brought together from the BMJ, The Green Book, and the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health.

Guidance on prescribing Covid vaccinations

This page is a go-to resource with advice for GPs on prioritisation for the Covid-19 vaccine programme rollout, and guidance on prescribing the vaccines.

Immunosuppression and the Covid vaccine

This page contains guidance on vaccination for patients on immunosuppressive treatment; i.e. those clinically extremely vulnerable individuals in cohort 4 and those considered to be in an ‘at-risk group’ in cohort 6 as per JCVI prioritisation.

DMARDs and the Covid vaccine

This page contains guidance for vaccinating individuals on treatment with DMARDs.

Corticosteroids and the Covid vaccine

This page contains guidance on vaccination individuals undergoing steroid treatments.

Chemotherapy and the Covid vaccine

This page contains guidance on vaccinating individuals undergoing chemotherapy.

Covid 19 vaccination and drug interactions

This page contains guidance on vaccinating patients on specific drug treatments.

Covid vaccine and pre-existing allergies

This page lists guidance on the Pfizer/BioNTech, AstraZeneca and Moderna Covid-19 vaccinations for people with pre-existing allergies, including a quick-reference chart.

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