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Administering medicines: liability and indemnity

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Last updated on 9 November 2015
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Is there guidance on liability and indemnity for staff who administer medicines? We summarise DfE guidance on indemnity against negligence claims, and link to policies and consent forms from schools. We also refer to legislation that addresses the validity of disclaimers in these documents.

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  1. 1 Explaining liability to staff
  2. 2 Disclaimers in parental consent forms
  3. 3 Validity of consent form disclaimers
  4. 4 DfE guidance: indemnity for staff
  5. 5 School policies that specify staff indemnity

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