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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  • Safe disposal of used or out of date medications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.