13 May 2020 - 13 May 2020
Medical matters for non-medical staff
Date: May 13, 2019
Audience: All boarding staff, Head of Boarding, staff with trip supervisory roles
Why should you attend?
The day is aimed at staff who take specific medical responsibility for pupils in their care, usually where there is no full time formal medical provision in place.
To build confidence for those caring for unwell or injured pupils who do not hold a professional medical qualification. It enables networking with colleagues in schools with a similar set up and offers some practical signposting to gain further help and support.
- Guidance for working safely
- Management of medicines
- Supporting pupils with long-term conditions
- The unwell or injured pupil – red flags
- Infection control.
Wider context and/or application to the Boarding sector:
It is a busy day that provides help and consideration on simple medical policy, practical advice on supporting those with acute and chronic conditions as well as highlight "red flag" to identify potentially serious conditions.
Outcomes and resources:
Access to resources freely available and confidence in promoting safe and effective care.
Speaker: Jill Hill, Lead Nurse, Cheltenham Ladies College and BSA Nurse Advisor
Jill is the Lead Nurse at Cheltenham Ladies College and one of the BSA Nurse Advisors. After a long career as a senior nurse in Emergency care, Jill started at CLC in 2012 and has never looked back. Jill is passionate about promoting the nursing profession within the educational environment and is an advocate for her pupils and the staff supporting them.