Billing Brook is committed to meeting and managing the medical needs of pupils to enable them to attend school fulltime. We have trained staff as well as a Senior Health Aide who make sure medical needs are looked after. Billing Brook follows the guidance outlined by the DfE "Managing Medicines in School."
The Senior Health Aide's role includes:
- Producing Individual Health Care Plans for pupils that have medical conditions or illness’ that require medication in school.
- Liaison with external medical practitioners i.e. School Nurses
- In house training to new staff and ongoing update training for all staff
In addition to the Senior Health Aide staff at school are trained in basic first aid and a number of staff have advanced qualifications including, the NHfT competency framework training, in order to administer medications.