Last reviewed on 23 January 2023
School types: All · School phases: All
Ref: 46005

Use this 30-minute briefing to help your staff understand how to support colleagues and pupils with medical needs, and to think about the wider context and challenges faced by pupils with physical medical conditions.

30-minute briefing: supporting staff and pupils with medical needs

Use this presentation to encourage your staff to understand what role they might play in supporting people with medical needs, what to do if they're asked to support a pupil, and how existing school policies can help them. 

You'll cover:

  • What we mean by ‘medical needs’
  • How we support staff and pupils with medical needs
  • What individual healthcare plans are and how we use them
  • How we support pupils’ social and emotional needs

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Facilitator notes

Use these facilitator notes as your step-by-step guide to prepare for and deliver this briefing.

Staff handout

Download this handout of the briefing's key points, to share with staff.