Schools permitted to provide pupils with auto-injectors
Health department updates guidance on children’s allergies
A change in the law allows UK schools to buy spare adrenaline auto-injectors to use on children with serious allergies. All primary and secondary schools will be able to order the extra devices, including EpiPen, Jext or Emerade, where previously pupils required prescriptions.
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