The nurses work together with the teachers and staff to provide a high level of care for students. The school nurse will attend to students who become ill or injure themselves during the school day.
The school will contact parents to take their child home if s/he becomes ill during the day and is unable to stay at school. In the case of a medical emergency situation, we will transport the student to a local International Clinic unless parents have specified a different clinic or hospital. A responsible adult from the school will accompany the student to the clinic and await the arrival of the parents.
Nurses are also in attendance at major sports fixtures on campus and sometimes accompany school trips and visits.
Any student in our Primary section who has been seen by the nurse and has received medical attention will be issued with a note informing parents of the actions taken.
Students may request the permission of their teacher to visit the Nurse.
A careful record will be kept of any medication administered at school. If a child is given medicine, they will be given a note in their diary by the nurse indicating the type of medicine and the time at which it was given. A record will also be entered onto the School Information Management System (SIMS).
A completed medical form for each student enrolled must be submitted before entry to the school. Please keep the office informed of any change in home, business or emergency phone numbers.
A more comprehensive outline on Health and Well-Being can be found in both the Primary Parent Handbook and the Secondary Parent Handbook.