Administration of Medication If prescribed medication is required to be administered while a student is at school or involved in school-approved activities, a parent/legal guardian must complete an authorisation form available from the office.
Prescribed medications and over the counter medications, eg: Panadol must have a doctor/chemist label with patient name and instructions for administration. Also a WRITTEN medical permission form is be completed by parent/legal guardian and kept in a medical register at the school. Such medications are to be stored in the school office.
Under no circumstances is medication to be kept in the child’s school bag. Upon written request, permission may be granted for a student to be responsible for an asthma inhaler.