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Information for Schools

Guidance on the administration of medicines in schools & colleges (including over the counter medicines, salbutamol and adrenaline auto injectors)

The following documents have been developed as a resource for school teams who are supporting pupils with medicines; the guidance is equally relevant to colleges, nurseries and child minders.

The information reflects the following two key documents and local and national health care policies and should be used in conjunction with these guidelines.

These documents have been created in partnership with Bedford Borough Council, Central Bedfordshire Council and Bedfordshire Clinical Commission Group. 

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Guide to administration of medicines in schools and collegesPDF722.52 KB30 Oct, 2019 Download
Guide to the administration of medicines in schools and colleges (Appendix C - F)DOCX125.18 KB30 Oct, 2019 Download

Medical Needs Training for Schools

The medical needs training covers awareness and management of Anaphylaxis, Asthma and Epilepsy. The session will include practice with adrenaline auto injector pens, asthma inhalers and how to give buccal midazolam (rescue medication) for a child having an epileptic seizure.

Any member of staff from your school is welcome to come along to this training event.
*Please feel free to book onto any of the dates (within any locality) in each term that suits your members of staff best using the links below*

 North Locality
3 Jan 2020 14.00 - 16.00  Council Chambers 
Borough Hall, Bedford 
20 April 2020  14.00 - 16.00 Council Chambers 
Borough Hall, Bedford


 Mid locality
6 Jan 2020 10.00 - 12.00 Room TBC
Henlow Academy
20 April 2020 14.00 - 16.00 Dining Hall
Laburnham Primary Schoo


 South locality
3 Jan 2020 10.00 - 12.00 West Hall
Queensbury Academy
21 April 2020 13.30 - 15.30 Vandyke Upper School
(please note that we are awaiting confirmation from this venue in regards to hosting the training, if the venue changes, we will let you know asap)

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