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Is there a template for recording which pupils we have administered medicine to? We point to a template form for recording all medication administered to pupils, and one for recording medication administered to individual pupils. We also provide guidance on how long to store these records.

Record for all pupils

The Department for Education (DfE) has published a series of templates in relation to its guidance on supporting pupils with medical conditions.

Template D, on page 10, is for recording all medicine administered to pupils. It allows you to note the following information on each occasion medicine is administered:

  • Date
  • Pupil’s name
  • Time
  • Name of medicine
  • Dose given
  • Any reactions
  • Staff signature
  • Staff name

Supporting pupils with medical conditions at school, GOV.UK – DfE

Record for an individual child

The DfE has also created a template for recording the medicine administered to an individual child. You will find this as template C in the document linked to above.

Name of the school Name of the child Date the medicine was provided by the parent Pupil’s group, class or form Quantity of medicine received Name and strength of

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