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Supporting pupils at school with medical conditions (DfE)

Statutory guidance about the support that pupils with medical conditions should receive at school.

This statutory guidance is for:

  • governing bodies of maintained schools
  • proprietors of academies
  • management committees of pupil referral units

The guidance is based on good practice. It is also relevant for:

  • school staff
  • local health services
  • parents and carers
  • other education settings, eg independent schools, sixth-form colleges
  • others with an interest in supporting children with medical conditions such as:
    • anaphylaxis
    • asthma
    • cancer
    • diabetes
    • epilepsy
    • migraine
    • sickle cell anaemia
    • heart conditions

Who to contact

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http://www.gov.uk
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