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Our medicine policy is clear about when we can help with giving medicine at school and the forms / consents that we need from you to be able to do so. With something like an inhaler or other on-going medication we will ask you to provide a school one that we can keep and we will ask you to meet with staff to complete a simple health care plan and consent form. A short course of antibiotics may not need a dose to be given at school but if it does we will ask you to complete a consent form. We can also support with conditions such as diabetes and epilepsy with the support of health professionals. Your admission forms include the opportunity to tell us about any health issues and we can then discuss your child’s needs further and complete a health care plan if needed.

 

We will not take any medicine from parents or agree to give them to children before all the necessary paperwork has been completed. Parents are welcome to come into school to give doses of necessary medicine during the day. On no account should children have any form of medication in their book bag or on their peg.

If your child has an illness but are unsure on whether they can come to school please give the school office a call and use the guidance in the document below:

School Nurse

 

Kirsty Boudou is our School Nurse and regularly visits our school.  She has worked with us now for four years and is an invaluable member of our school community.  Here is example of the topics she can support and advise on.

 

  • Eating habits, fussy eaters
  • Headlice
  • Sleeping issues and routines
  • Behavioural issues
  • Healthy eating and active lifestyle
  • Long term health conditions
  • Toileting issues, bed wetting, constipation, daytime wetting 

 

Knights Enham Infants are in regular contact with the School Nurse and other outside agencies. If you have any concerns regarding your child, such as sleeping issues or eating problems, either contact the School Nurse by e-mail, by phone or via the school.

 

Telephone: 01962 763 985

 

 

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