Patient Group Directions (PGDs)

PGDs provide a legal framework that allows some registered health professionals to supply and/or administer a specified medicine(s) to a pre-defined group of patients, without them having to see a prescriber.

 For information click here for NICE Good Practice Guidance for PGDs

 A useful Answer and Question section from the PGD website

Click here for Training Competencies for all staff new to PGDs:  PGD Staff Competencies

Click here for NICE Guidance: Competency Framework for People developing and/or reviewing and updating  PGDs Jan 2017