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Important update on use of asthma inhalers in schools!

Bulletin on use of emergency asthma inhalers in schools!.
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Schools given permission to keep

emergency salbutamol inhalers!

Good news indeed!

From October 1st, primary and secondary schools in England may obtain salbutamol

inhalers for the treatment of acute asthma attacks in children.

The salbutamol pressurised metered dose inhalers (pMDIs) can be used in an emergency

provided written parental consent has been given.

Salbutamol inhalers may be bought from pharmaceutical suppliers on the written request

of the head of of the teacher or principal (ideally on headed paper) stating the name of

the school, the purpose for which the product is required and the total quantity.

Schools should also obtain plastic spacers suitable for the age groups of their children.

Department of health bulletin:

gov.uk   for more information

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