Individual healthcare plan

Individual healthcare plan and administering medicines.

Individual healthcare plan

  • All students with a chronic medical condition should have a treatment plan drawn up in consultation with their family / carer and appropriate medical personnel.
  • DfE templates for individual healthcare plan and administering medicine: download (docx)

Administering medicine

  • School staff do not have a legal duty to administer medicines, but when staff do, the school must ensure that they are trained appropriately.
  • DfE guidance on supporting pupils at school with medical conditions: download (PDF)