The Department for Education (DfE) guidance for pupils with medical conditions at school can be found below. This guidance and also supports the needs of Childcare Providers.
DfE – supporting children with medical conditions
Where the guidance explains the responsibilities of the governing body, this is equivalent to owner/manager and committee managed settings.
Template forms can be used with setting’s own logo and adjusted with regard to the setting’s own policies.
Template for supporting a child with a medical condition
Health Conditions in Schools Alliance (medicalconditionsatschool.org.uk)
Guidance on infection control in Early Years settings and Schools can be found below:
Health protection in schools and other childcare facilities – GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)
If additional support and advice is needed, Childcare providers should contact their local Health Visiting teams.
Other useful health related information
Anaphylaxis Information for Childcare Providers