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Supply of spare adrenaline auto-injectors to schools

In March 2017 the Medicines & Healthcare products Regulatory Agency and Department of Health undertook a UK-wide consultation on proposals to allow schools to hold spare adrenaline auto-injectors, without a named individual prescription, for use in emergencies.

This legislation will come into effect on 1 October 2017 and we have produced guidance that aims to support pharmacists receiving requests from schools for adrenaline auto-injectors.