Scottish Government COVID Vaccination Programme

09 Dec 2020

The Scottish COVID Vaccination programme is detailed in CMO(2020)33, outlining the key objectives, approach to phased prioritised groups of patients and the support resources available.

The priority groups in line with JCVI and the approach to vaccine delivery for the initial stage of the COVID vaccination programme in Scotland are detailed in a letter from the Chief Medical Officer. The letter also includes clinical details of the vaccine and communication materials available to support best use of the limited quantity of vaccine available in this phase.  Public communications will be used when further vaccines are available.

Members of the public seeking information can be signposted to nhsinform.scot/covid19vaccine or call 0800 030 8013

Suspected side effects to the COVID-19 vaccine should be reported using the dedicated Coronavirus Yellow Card reporting site.

Patient Group Direction (PGD) for administration by specified registered healthcare practitioners of COVID-19 mRNA Vaccine BNT162b2.

Read the letter in full here