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AstraZeneca Vaccine manufactured in India – additional information from Calderdale Clinical Commissioning Group:
Following on from the recent queries around the AstraZeneca vaccine that has been manufactured in India, we have been in touch with the Department of Health & Social Care (who are leading on this piece of work). They have now provided us with the following additional information regarding this issue:
§ All AstraZeneca vaccines given in the UK are the same product and appear on the NHS COVID Pass as Vaxzevria.
§ The European Medicines Agency, as well as our own medicines regulator (MHRA), has authorised this vaccine and travel should not be affected.
§ No Covishield vaccines have been administered in the UK.
§ All doses used in the UK have been subject to rigorous safety and quality checks, including individual batch testing and physical site inspections, by the UK medicine’s regulator, the MHRA
Information from the Care Quality Commission
Our practice is inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) to ensure we are meeting essential standards of quality and safety.
This widget provides a summary of the results of the latest checks carried out by the CQC.