The Medical Needs in Schools and Early Years Service is a city wide service providing training and support for all 500 Schools and 410 Early Years Settings in Birmingham.
The training given is in relation to managing Asthma, Allergies, Epilepsy and Diabetes, use of Emergency Medication in relation to those conditions, Emergency Planning and developing Medication Policies.
Staff who accesses our training are teaching and support staff, dinner supervisors in schools and anyone working in an Early Years Settings in both Local Authority and Private and Voluntary Sector.
We also provide Medical Needs update training for School Nurses and Health Visitors from the city.
Training is delivered on site at the request of the school or setting depending upon the medical needs of their pupils and is updated on an annual basis where the training involves administering emergency medication.
The South School Service is managed by Chris Rumney, who is based at the Springfields Centre. The North School Service is managed by Chris Hale who is based at the Eaton Wood Medical Centre.
The Early Years Service is jointly managed by Chris Hale and Chris Rumney.