This Section is designed for healthcare professionals and GP Practice staff.

For public information, please visit the Brighton and Hove CCG public home page.

Patient Group Directions

Patient Group Directions (PGDs) for national immunisation and vaccination programmes which are commissioned by NHS England can now be found on the NHSE website for Kent, Surrey & Sussex:

https://www.england.nhs.uk/south-east/our-work/info-professionals/pgd/kss/downloads/

NHS England are responsible for the production and on-going maintenance of these PGDs.

Queries in relation to PGD content and availability should be directed to phe.screening-immsssat@nhs.net

Please note: Brighton and Hove CCG and High Weald Lewes Havens CCG do not commission the use of the combined hepatitis A and B vaccine for travel purposes.  Please see the Prescribing guideline on Hepatitis B vaccine on the NHS for more information. 

Vaccine / immunisation information is available in the Green Book 

PGDs relative to Influenza vaccinations will be published and authorised as per usual timetabling ahead of the flu season.  For the updated Enhanced Service Specification detailing delivery of the Influenza programme, please see the GP Contract page of the NHS England website.

Please see below for local current PGDs and a Template User Confirmation Document.

If you have any queries about local PGDs, please contact the Medicines Management Team

Template User Confirmation Document


The Template User Confirmation Document is for use by practice colleagues.

If you have any questions about this document, please contact us.

Chlamydia (Doxycycline) (BHCC)

The Patient Group Direction for Doxycycline is for use by clinicians.

If you have any questions about this document, please contact the Medicines Management Team

This PGD is for use in delivering the Young People's Sexual Health Locally Commissioned Service

Levonorgestrel Emergency Hormonal Contraception (Levonelle 1500) (BHCC)

The Patient Group Direction for Levonorgestrel Emergency Hormonal Contraception (Levonelle 1500) is for use by clinicians.

This PGD is for use in delivering the Young People's Sexual Health Locally Commissioned Service.

If you have any questions about this document, please contact the Medicines Management Team

Ulipristal Acetate Emergency Hormonal Contraception (EllaOne) (BHCC)

The Patient Group Direction for Ulipristal Acetate Emergency Hormonal Contraception (EllaOne) is for use by clinicians.

This PGD is for use in delivering the Young People's Sexual Health Locally Commissioned Service.

If you have any questions about this document, please contact the Medicines Management Team

Nebulised Salbutamol (BH CCG and HWLH CCG)

The Patient Group Direction for Nebulised Salbutamol is for use by clinicians.

If you have any questions about this document, please contact the Medicines Management Team

Salbutamol (BH CCG and HWLH CCG)

The Patient Group Direction for Salbutamol via spacer device for the purpose of assessing bronchodilator reversibility and for post bronchodilator testing in spirometry is for use by clinicians.

If you have any questions about this document, please contact the Medicines Management Team