Health guidance sought

16th March 2001 at 00:00
EVERY school should produce written guidelines on the medical treatments that staff are expected to administer to pupils with special health needs, the UK's largest union said this week. The public services union Unison said people working in chid-based environments are increasingly expected to administer nasal pumps, sprays and injections to children without training. The union wants employers to produce their own written policies and has published guidelines for its members.

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