All material on this website is aimed at healthcare professionals working in BaNES, Swindon and Wiltshire.

Members of the public seeking advice on medicine-related matters are encouraged to speak with their GP, pharmacist or nurse, or out of hours contact the NHS 111 service by telephoning 111.

PGDs produced by Public Health England and NHS England are approved for use within Wiltshire Practices and/or Pharmacies up until their published expiry date. Practitioners and their managers should ensure that they are working to the current PGD and have signed the relevant practitioner competence declaration for each PGD they work to.

All staff are responsible for ensuring that they work to the most up-to-date and relevant policies and procedures. This will make sure that quality of services is maintained.

PGDs produced by Public Health England and NHS England are approved for use within Wiltshire Practices and/or Pharmacies up until their published expiry date. Practitioners and their managers should ensure that they are working to the current PGD and have signed the relevant practitioner competence declaration for each PGD they work to.

All staff are responsible for ensuring that they work to the most up-to-date and relevant policies and procedures. This will make sure that quality of services is maintained.

For PGDs for immunisations in primary care, please go to https://www.england.nhs.uk/south/info-professional/pgd/south-west/downloads/

Other resources for the current season can be found at: https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/annual-flu-programme

NHS England – South (South Central) has launched a series of local Patient Group Directions webpages:- https://www.england.nhs.uk/south?s=PGD

These webpages provide a central platform where:

  • NHS England – South (South Central) current PGDs can be accessed and downloaded
  • responses to Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) will be published
  • links to useful resources, such as the Routine Immunisation Schedule, are available

Any queries relating to the availability of PGDs for Immunisations should be directed to the NHS England Screening and Immunisations Team (0113 8251532) or england.southcentral-pgd@nhs.net 

Community Pharmacy Minor Ailment PGDs

Comm Pharm Chloramphenicol PGD BSW v1

Comm Pharm Clarithromycin impetigo PGD BSW v1

Comm Pharm Clarithromycin Sore throat PGD BSW v1

Comm Pharm Fluclox impetigo PGD BSW v1

Comm Pharm Fucidin impetigo PGD BSW v1

Comm Pharm Hydrocortisone PGD BSW v1

Comm Pharm Nitrofurantoin UTI PGD BSW v1

Comm Pharm Penicillin V Sore throat PGD BSW v1

Comm Pharm Trimethoprim UTI PGD BSW v1

Community Pharmacy UTI PGD flowchart BSW v1

Emergency Contraception/Medicine (PGDs for use in Community Pharmacy and Primary Care)

Emergency Contraception – Morning after pill (Levonorgestrel)

Emergency Contraception - Morning After Pill (Ulipristal)

Supply of Doxycycline PGD for treatment of uncomplicated Chlamydia trachomatis

Supply of Azithromycin PGD for treatment of uncomplicated Chlamydia trachomatis