Medical Information & First Aid
The school nurse carries out a health assessment in the first year of school. It is an informal discussion about your child’s health. Your child will also be weighed and measured and have their sight and hearing tested.
The School Health Service can offer support on issues such as:
For information go to: www.cumbriapartnership.nhs.uk/our-services/children-families/health-priorities
Please note it is the responsibility of the parent to update the school on any changes in the child’s medical history and the necessary administration of any medication required.
The Community Pharmacy Minor Ailment Scheme offers free advice at your local pharmacy. If you do not normally pay a prescription charge, pharmacists are able to provide you with advice and/or medicines for minor conditions FREE of charge.