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Pupils: Drugs

Volume 497: debated on Monday 12 October 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families what steps he plans to take to (a) monitor and (b) evaluate the implementation of the revised Managing Medicines in Schools guidance. (289696)

This Department is committed to revising its Managing Medicines in Schools guidance as announced in the Child Health Strategy. It will be for schools to develop their own implementation plans working with local delivery partners to establish how best to support the needs of pupils with a long-term medical condition and it will be for schools to monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of their implementation.