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Last updated on 29 November 2017
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Can schools keep spare EpiPens? Schools can keep spare EpiPens on site and administer them to certain pupils in an emergency. We summarise guidance from the Department of Health and link to further information on administering medicines in school and examples of consent forms for using EpiPens.

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  1. Keeping spare EpiPens
  2. Using spare EpiPens
  3. Managing EpiPens
  4. School trips
  5. Developing a protocol
  6. Consent forms for emergency use of EpiPens

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