You are here:

Administering medicines: conflicts with parents

Ref: 33088
Last updated on 13 November 2017
School types: All · School phases: All
In-depth article
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.

Article tools


  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

Article features

  • 3 external links

The Key has taken great care in publishing this article. However, some of the article's content and information may come from or link to third party sources whose quality, relevance, accuracy, completeness, currency and reliability we do not guarantee. Accordingly, we will not be held liable for any use of or reliance placed on this article's content or the links or downloads it provides. This article may contain information sourced from public sector bodies and licensed under the Open Government Licence.