Managing medical conditions in schools

Statutory guidance and resources for managing medication and supporting pupils with medical conditions.

Supporting pupils with medical conditions at school (GOV.UK)
Statutory guidance and useful resources for managing medication and supporting pupils at school.

Medication, administering in schools - Guidelines/COP (word) September 2014

Resources

The resources below are from the Anaphylaxis campaign website.

Anaphylaxis resources
Advice and guidance for schools.

Anaphylaxis: the facts
Information on causes, signs and symptoms of anaphylaxis, treatments and auto-injectors.

Anaphylaxis: frequently asked questions: schools
This fact sheet aims to answer some of the questions regarding anaphylaxis frequently asked by parents and schools .

AllergyWise anaphylaxis online training for schools
Course designed to ensure key staff in schools are fully aware of the signs and symptoms of anaphylaxis, how to provide emergency treatment and the implications for management of severely allergic children in school.

New legislation allows 'spare' emergency adrenaline auto-injectors in schools
The legislation comes into effect from 1 October 2017.

Supporting school staff in managing anaphylaxis
Free training sessions for Ealing school staff to gain confidence in recognition and management of extreme allergic reactions and anaphylaxis.

The following resources are from Healthy London Partnership website unless otherwise stated.

Asthma guide and resources
Resources for school staff to manage children and young people with asthma.

London asthma toolkit
Help organisations implement London's asthma ambitions / standards for children and young people

Diabetes guide for London schools
Manage diabeties in a school setting effectively

Diabetes in school (Diabetes UK website)
Guidance for school to support children with diabetes.

London epilepsy guide for schools
Manage epilepsy in an early years/school setting.

Council offers free AED to schools
The council has secured funding to allow all schools to be offered an AED free of charge (limited time offer)

Contacts

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Last updated: 06 Sep 2017