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Medication for Schools

From 1st Oct 2017, schools can purchase their own supply of an Epi-Pen to use in an emergency when the child’s own injector is not working. Schools have been able to purchase their own supply of a Salbutamol Inhaler for a couple of years now. Please click on the attachments above to view the relevant Dept. of Health guidance for both medications that you can pass on to your local school.

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