RationaleIt is obvious that students need to receive both short term and long term medication for a variety of medical conditions. The following policy seeks to clarify the responsibilities of parents, students and school staff in the Administering of medications. The following policy was determined by the Department of Health, Department of Education, the University of Queensland and private paediatricians and has been endorsed by the Brisbane Catholic Education Centre.
Any teacher asked by parents to administer medication needs to refer the parents to the Principal. Parents will be requested to complete the request form.