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Anaphylaxis

Resources

Royal Children’s Hospital advisory service

Royal Children’s Hospital: Anaphylaxis Support Advisory Line — for all school anaphylaxis management enquires, (including the implementation of Ministerial Order 706). The advisory line is available between the hours of 8.30am to 5.00pm, Monday to Friday. Phone 1300 725 911 or (03) 9345 4235 or email at anaphylaxisadviceline@rch.org.au

Resources to help schools create their own Anaphylaxis management policy

An Anaphylaxis Policy template that meets these requirements is available for school use on the School Policy Templates Portal.

Guidance for a developing a School Anaphylaxis Management policy — developed by the Department to assist schools to create their own Anaphylaxis management policy

Creating an individual anaphylaxis management plan for students & other relevant forms

Template: Individual Anaphylaxis Management Plan — must be completed by the school for each student who has been diagnosed at risk of allergies.

Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy (ASCIA) action plan — must be completed by parents/carers for a student with anaphylaxis in consultation with their child’s medical/health practitioner and provided to the school.

Training resources

Risk management resources

Annual risk management checklist — to be completed at the start of each year by the school to monitor their compliance with Ministerial Order 706.

Risk management strategies — created by Allergy and Anaphylaxis Australia.

Useful websites and further reading

Resources page containing supporting resources and links for this topic, including a template policy that schools can use to create their Anaphylaxis management policy

Reviewed 01 October 2021

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