Vaccine resources for professionals

We have produced resources to support the COVID-19 vaccination programme. We have also provided links to resources developed by other organisations.

Resources for vaccinators

TURAS provides educational resources and information to support vaccinators (external website).

Up-to-date information on workforce education materials for vaccinators is available in the COVID-19 vaccine delivery and workforce information section.

COVID-19 vaccination programme leaflets

We have produced a range of leaflets to support the COVID-19 vaccination programme. 

View the COVID-19 vaccine resources

Resources to support children aged 5 to 11 years 

We have produced resources to help healthcare workers, vaccinators and school staff to support children and their parents or carers.

These include:

  • information leaflets
  • what to expect after the vaccination leaflet
  • Easy Read version of information leaflets
  • a school briefing
  • what to expect at your COVID-19 vaccination appointment for 5 to 11 years video

View the COVID-19 resources for children

Resources to support young people aged 12 to 17 years

We have produced resources to help healthcare workers, vaccinators and school staff support young people and their parents or carers. These include:

  • information leaflets
  • what to expect after the vaccination leaflets
  • Easy Read versions of information leaflets
  • a school briefing
  • email invitation template for schools

View the COVID-19 vaccine resources for young people

Resources for care homes

We have produced a range of resources to help care homes inform residents and staff about the COVID-19 vaccine. These include:

  • information leaflets
  • what to expect after the vaccination leaflets
  • consent guidance
  • Easy Read versions of information leaflets

View the resources for care homes

Resources to support pregnant women

We have produced a range of resources to help maternity services and stakeholders support pregnant women. These include:

  • pregnancy and breastfeeding leaflet
  • new parents leaflet
  • vaccines in pregnancy leaflet
  • Easy Read pregnancy leaflet
  • social media assets and captions

View the pregnancy COVID-19 vaccine resources

Resources to support adults

We have produced resources to help healthcare workers inform eligible groups about the COVID-19 vaccine.

These include:

  • an information leaflet
  • what to expect after the vaccination leaflet
  • Easy Read version of leaflets

View the resources for adults

Resources for healthcare workers

We have produced resources to support COVID-19 vaccinations for frontline healthcare worker staff. The resources include:

  • information leaflets
  • what to expect after the vaccination leaflets
  • Easy Read versions of information leaflets

View the healthcare worker COVID-19 vaccine resources

Resources for social care workers

We have produced resources to promote the COVID-19 vaccinations for social care worker staff. The resources include:

  • information leaflets
  • what to expect after the vaccination leaflets
  • Easy Read versions of information leaflets
  • email footer template
  • social media assets

View the social care worker COVID-19 vaccine resources

Responses to misinformation about COVID-19

The World Health Organization has prepared clear advice for the public about common myths surrounding COVID-19 (external website) and has published questions and answer pages on vaccines and vaccine safety (external website).

Full Fact, the UK’s independent fact-checking charity, provides information on COVID-19 and vaccines (external website).

The British Islamic Medical Association has debunked a number of myths about COVID-19 (external website).

The British Society for Immunology has produced A guide to vaccinations for COVID-19 (external website).

Order our resources

To order resources and information leaflets from PHS, email phs.otherformats@phs.scot  

Other languages and formats, such as Easy Read and large print, are also available to order via this email address.

Last updated: 24 March 2022