New Guidance

Auto-Injectors & Asthma Inhalers in Schools
12 Apr 2018

New Guidance on Auto-Injectors & Asthma Inhalers in Schools

In January 2018, the Scottish Government published new guidance that allows schools in Scotland to hold Adrenaline Auto-Injectors and Salbutamol Inhalers for use in emergencies.

The full guidance can be found here:

Annex A: Guidance For Education Authorities, NHS Boards and Schools in Scotland on the Use of Emergency Salbutamol Inhalers

Annex B: Other Condition Specific Information – The use of Adrenaline Auto-injectors in schools


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