A Q&A Guide to Administration of Medicines in Schools & Colleges

The following questions and answers (Q&A) document has been developed in conjunction with Bedford Borough Council, Central Bedfordshire Council, Cambridgeshire Community Services NHS Trust and Bedfordshire Clinical Commission Group (BCCG). The information reflects the statutory guidance and nonstatutory advice in the Department for Education (DfE) Supporting Pupils at School with Medical Conditions guidance and the Statutory Framework for the Early Years Foundation Stage guidance and local and national health care policies and should be used in conjunction with these guidelines.

While the document refers to schools the guidance is equally relevant to colleges, nurseries and child minders.

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