Health and physical care

In this section

  • Health care procedures

    School health care procedures are implemented within a framework provided by the Work Health and Safety Act, 2011 and the Common Law.

  • Sun safety

    Much of the sun exposure that causes skin damage occurs in childhood and adolescence and NSW schools take sun safety seriously.

  • Immunisation

    The department supports the immunisation of children before they enter preschool and kindergarten to protect them against infectious diseases.

  • Supporting students during hot weather

    Schools can support students and staff during hot weather.

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