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Administering medicines: conflicts with parents

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Last updated on 13 November 2017
School types: All · School phases: All
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What can a school do if a parent won't provide medication for their child? We link to guidance from the Department for Education on supporting pupils with medical conditions, and relay advice about what to do when a parent won't share medical information.

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  1. 1 Parents' responsibilities
  2. 2 Parent won't provide medication for their child
  3. 3 Parent won't share information about their child's medication

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