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Health and safety in schools: a checklist for the Autumn term.

The Autumn term can whizz by in a flash. Settling in the new children, staff inductions and new policies to implement. Regularly undertaking a health and safety audit across your school is beneficial. If you are a part of a MAT, undertaking the same H&S...

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Who is responsible for filling in the accident book?

When it comes to children’s health and wellbeing, knowing who is responsible for carrying out various tasks is vital. While it may seem obvious that a first aider should be the one to administer immediate treatment where it’s needed, it’s not always as...

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What accommodations are available for students with ADHD?

There is a stigma in society that claims that children who have ADHD are disruptive, misbehaving pupils who refuse to play by the rules, but this couldn’t be further from the truth. Without getting into all the technical details of neurobiology, it can...

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What information should the accident book include?

Whether you have digital incident recording software or a traditional paper accident book, it’s important that you and all responsible members of staff are confident about how to use it. This means knowing when it’s necessary to log an incident in the...

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Myths and Misconceptions: School Illnesses

Medical misinformation is incredibly dangerous. At Medical Tracker, we believe you should have all of the facts to be able to make informed choices around when to contact a doctor, and when a child can be sent into school.

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10 back to school activities: Easy transition day activities for your class.

It’s the first day of school after the summer break, and you want to start the year off with a bang. But not a glitter-filled bang that will have you peeling the children off the ceiling. Your school may have a transition day on the first day back, or...

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What does a school nurse do?

When it comes to the healthcare of school-aged children, school nurses have a key role to play. School nurses bridge the gap between school first aiders and qualified medical professionals to support children.Want to learn more about school nurses in the...

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What is an accident book?

Most of us have used or at least seen an accident book at one point or another in our lives, but how much do you know about the role of an accident book in a school setting? Accident books are a key part of health and safety provisions for both staff and...

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Adrenaline Auto-Injector devices (AAI) in schools: 2023 changes to know about.

In May 2023, important information was shared about the changes that schools will have to make with the way they manage Adrenaline Auto-Injector (AAI) devices. We share all you need to know about managing AAIs correctly and informing parents with...

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What Is Electronic Health Records Software?

As technology continues to advance, electronic health records are becoming an increasingly popular tool in a variety of settings. But what is this software exactly, how does it work and what is it used for? In this article, we take a closer look at what...

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