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Administering medicines in school: guidance

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Last updated on 22 March 2017
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What guidance is there on administering medicines to pupils? This article summarises key points in guidance from the Department for Education on administering medicines in schools and the early years. You will also find a KeyDoc with advice for staff on administering medicines to pupils.

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Contents

  1. 1 ‘Dos’ and ‘don’ts’
  2. 2 Individual healthcare plans
  3. 3 Managing medicines
  4. 4 Staff responsibilities
  5. 5 Parental responsibilities
  6. 6 Pupil responsibilities
  7. 7 Storing medicines
  8. 8 School trips
  9. 9 Unacceptable practice
  10. 10 Medicines in the EYFS

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