WHAT WE DO
The Health Centre at Birkenhead College provides excellent support and administers first aid and immediate care to students and staff who become unwell or are injured at school.
MEDICATION AT SCHOOL
Students who need to take medication at school (long or short term) may bring their medication into the Health Centre. It will be stored in our locked cabinet and administered according to the directions on the label. Students should NOT carry medication in their school bags, unless they have consulted with our School First Aider. Please feel free to contact the Health Centre with any queries regarding medications.
Hours: 8:30am – 3:15pm
Phone: 09 483-9039 extn 836
Email: [email protected]
Location: Administration Block - entry via Reception
HEALTH CENTRE STAFF
School First Aider – Mrs Kellie Hurring
Physiotherapist – Miss Saskia Alexander, PhysioAction
Waitemata District Health Board –We have a Public Health nurse on site every Wednesday from 1pm. They can help with prescribing some antibiotics, contraception, skin and ear infections, conjunctivitis, asthma and eczema, hearing and vision, referring to health and social services and family violence.
Booking should be made through Mrs Hurring or one of the deans.
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