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Medical Tracker Blog

Get tips and advice on using Medical Tracker to monitor medical needs of students and staff.

 

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First aid kits: where should you keep them?

First aid kits are undoubtedly a hugely important health and safety measure in schools. But where should you put these kits, and how many of them do you need?

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5 ways to promote health and safety in the classroom

There are many ways to boost safety standards in schools. Using online first aid books is a great example. This technology makes it easier for you to monitor accidents, injuries and near misses across your school, allowing you to identify any dangers and...

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First aid: treating bumps, bruises and sprains

Even the most safety-conscious school can’t eliminate the risk of students suffering bumps, bruises and sprain injuries. So, when these injuries occur, what is the best way to treat them?

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Student Well-being: Understanding the Challenges and Encouraging Resilience

In the 21st century, children and students can have a lot to contend with. There’s the pressures of school, including performance demands and social worries, and the added burden that social media can bring. Comparisons with who’s wearing what and who’s...

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Which secondary school subjects present common hazards?

In our recent article focusing on the hazards presented by certain primary school classes, we looked at the dangers schools need to be aware of when it comes to subjects such as science and PE. We also looked at the risks posed by breaks and lunchtimes.

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Which primary school classes present common hazards?

As you will be well aware, if you work in a primary school, a lot of effort goes into making these educational environments safe for pupils. Thorough risk assessments are carried out and actions are taken to minimise potential dangers to children and...

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6 school hazards that fly under the radar

Schools are places of learning and adventure for pupils, but they should also be safe environments where students feel protected and secure. This is why schools take health and safety extremely seriously.

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Government Guidelines for Administering Medication in Schools

Discover the essential government guidelines for safely administering medication in schools and ensuring the well-being of students.

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Ensuring Playground Safety: UK Regulations and Guidelines

Discover the importance of playground safety and explore the regulations and guidelines in the UK to ensure a safe and enjoyable playtime for children.

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Top often-missed sleep disorder symptoms in students

It’s hard to overstate the importance of regular good sleep for students. Sleep is known to regulate and revitalise many of the body’s functions, ranging from memory and learning to mood. This means that youngsters who don’t get enough rest on an ongoing...

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