Anaphylaxis: emergency auto-injectors
From October 1st 2017 Schools can purchase adrenaline auto-injectors, without a prescription, for emergency use with their pupils who are known to be at risk of anaphylaxis. We have updated 4.4b First Aid and 4.4d Medication to reflect these changes.
We have also added a new document: 6o FAQs Recognising and managing anaphylaxis, containing an emergency protocol for use with allergic reactions/anaphylaxis. The protocol is taken from Department of Health “Guidance on the use of emergency auto-injectors in schools” with is available at:
You can download the new FAQ here.