Consultation on distributing vaccines for Covid-19 and flu

September 16, 2020

Views are sought on proposed changes to the Human Medicine Regulations to help with the safe and efficient distribution of a COVID-19 vaccine and expanded flu vaccine programme in the UK, along with treatments for COVID-19 and any other diseases that become pandemic.

This consultation closes at 18th September 2020

Consultation description

The UK government, with the Minister of Health in Northern Ireland, is seeking views on proposed changes to the Human Medicine Regulations 2012.

The consultation covers:

  • authorising temporary supply of an unlicensed product
  • civil liability and immunity
  • expanding the workforce eligible to administer vaccinations
  • promoting vaccines
  • making provisions for wholesale dealing of vaccines

https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/distributing-vaccines-and-treatments-for-covid-19-and-flu?fbclid=IwAR2nHLqU1UNl5l1m3R0x2eyQ3YfrRAxXZToBu_Jqaz5EG6lcTHu-oIURnBU