Arranging student health support with parents and doctors
Templates for letters and forms
First Aid for administrators
The Student Health Care Guidelines: First Aid and its appendices A-E contain useful information primarily for administrators.
A. Template: First Aid Plan
B. First Aid kit requirements
C. First Aid room requirements
D. Sick bays - issues for consideration
E. Template: Record of First Aid Treatment
First Aid for teachers
Student Health Care Guidelines: First Aid, Appendix F: Responsible First Aid practices contains practical information that will be useful for teachers.
NSW Public Schools - Student Health
This NSW Department of Education and Communities (DEC) website contains a wealth of information about student health. The information can be browsed or searched.
If you are a teacher who would like more information about anything covered in the e-learning program, this is a good site to explore.
This site also contains useful guidance for administrators who need to understand legal requirements relation to student health in order to create and implement policy and procedures.
The following links provide a starting point the DEC website.
Students who need help with health issues
Health conditions, eg. asthma, diabetes etc
Definitions relating to student medication
Public Health Act (NSW)
Poisons and Therapeutic Goods Regulations 2008 (NSW)
Poisons and Therapeutic Goods Act 1966 (NSW)
Links to the Anti-Discrimination; Occupational Health and Safety; Privacy and Personal Information; and Health Records and Information Privacy Acts can be found under section 4.1 of this DEC web page.
For advice on privacy matters related to school management of health records please refer to CEC Privacy Compliance Manual for Catholic schools.