Medical

The health and well being of our students is something we take very seriously.
It is important to inform us if your child has any special medical problems.
We have a qualified nurse and fully equipped medical room to deal with emergencies arising DURING THE SCHOOL DAY.

It is therefore essential that we have an up to date emergency contact telephone number.
If students need to go home or to hospital, parents will be informed and will normally be asked to provide transport.

Our School Nurse works closely with other health care professionals and can make direct referrals, if necessary. The School also works closely with the NHS School Nurse who, together with our Nurse, provides health education and advice.

In order for the school to meet your child’s medical needs, our School Nurse will develop a healthcare plan, if necessary. If your child has any health concerns, please contact Mrs A Smith, School Nurse.

May we remind students that the Medical Room toilets are for genuine emergencies and will otherwise not be available.  The Medical Room is to be used for medical emergencies only.  Injuries and illnesses to be treated or assessed by the School Nurse do not include old injuries.  Injuries sustained the day before or chronic illnesses being treated by the GP or hospital do not constitute emergency review by the Nurse. Visits to wash ink from clothes etc are also not a medical emergency and drinks of water are always available during break and lunchtime at the kitchen, not the medical room.  We hope parents and students fully appreciate this.

Other Medical News

img_4446-1024x683Our school has a defibrillator installed, courtesy of Copeland Borough Council and the British Heart Foundation. Many thanks to Maria Hewitt and Christine Wharrier for helping us secure the bid.