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Model School Primary School, Northland Rd, County Londonderry

Administration of Medication

Occasionally, a child may be required to carry his/her medication or have this administered by a member of staff in school.  For all medication in school, the parent/carer MUST complete an Administration of Medication Form OR the Request for pupil to carry his/her Medication Form.

MEDICATION WILL NOT BE ADMINISTERED UNLESS APPROPRIATE FORMS BY PARENTS/CARERS  ARE COMPLETE AND APPROVED BY THE PRINCIPAL

Parents/Carers must ensure/ are responsible for the following:

  • All medications are in date
  • The school has an adequate supply of required medication
  • Medications must be supplied in the original container and only dispensed as labelled
  • Safe disposal of used or out of date medications
  • Informing the school if medication is no longer required or changed

Please note, staff can not force children to take medication.  We can not accept medication in unlabelled containers.

Administration of Medication Policy