To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to raise public awareness of the Coronavirus Yellow Card Reporting Scheme.
This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.
8 February 2022
The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency routinely promotes the Yellow Card Scheme through social media and has encouraged reporting of the side effects of COVID-19 vaccines through a targeted communication campaign. This includes Google AdWords, website advertising banners and partner support through dedicated areas on websites directing users to the Scheme. Healthcare professionals also are encouraged to report any suspected adverse drug reactions experienced by patients.