New rules helping children with medical needs – May 2014

UNISON has welcomed the introduction of clearer legal guidance designed to help pupils with long-term medical conditions and the staff who support them.  The union has campaigned long and hard to address inconsistencies in the provision of health support and the administration of medicines, which has left both pupils and the staff that provide these services vulnerable.


  • Click here to read the guidance published by the Department for Education.
  • Click here for UNISON’s briefing on this guidance.