Record for all pupils
The DfE has published a series of templates alongside its statutory guidance on supporting pupils with medical conditions – see the 2nd document down, 'supporting pupils with medical conditions: templates'.
Use template D to record medicine administered to all pupils. It contains space to record:
- Pupil details
- Staff details
- The name and dose of medicine given
Make sure you keep a record of all medicines given to pupils, to show that you've followed the correct procedures. This is in the DfE's guidance linked above – see the 1st document on the list (paragraph 22).
For more support, see our article on administering medicines in school.
Record for an individual pupil
Use template C on the DfE's templates document to record medicine administered to an individual pupil.
It has space to record:
It then provides multiple