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asthma childJuly 15 2014
Schools will be permitted to keep salbutamol inhalers for emergency use if a child with asthma does not have their own. The new regulation will come into force on October 1 in England.

The Human Medicines (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2014 require that for a school to obtain salbutamol inhalers, an order signed by the principal or head teacher is needed. The order should state:

•    the name of the school for which the medicinal product is required
•    the purpose for which that product is required
•    the total quantity required
•    the purpose of supplying the medicinal product to pupils at the school in an emergency.

The appropriate person at the school will have to be trained to administer the salbutamol inhaler, and can administer it only to pupils known to suffer from asthma.

Health minister Jane Ellison said that the regulatory change follows a consultation which had shown “overwhelming support” for the idea.

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