Minor illnesses

Minor Illness Management – Essential assessment and treatment skills for Independent School Nurses

Course Aim

This minor illness training course allows Nurses to accurately assess students with a variety of presenting complaints, and explains how to spot red flags. Colleagues attending will be guided through the latest guidelines and current best practice advice on managing a wide range of illnesses. The day is specifically aimed at Nurses working with students in a school environment.

Key learning objectives include:

  • How to identify and assess a range of common minor illnesses in children and teenagers
  • Effective clinical history-taking
  • Assessing the urgency of each case
  • Management of respiratory and abdominal presentations
  • Dealing with ENT and eye problems
  • Managing headache, migraine and skin presentations
  • Spotting when something is potentially more sinister

Course fees are £279 + VAT per person.  Discounts available for 2+ colleagues attending

The event is finished.


19 03 2024


10:00 am - 4:00 pm



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Malmaison Birmingham
Mailbox Birmingham, 1 Wharfside St, Birmingham B1 1RD


  1. Wendy Prince February 8, 2024 at 12:12 pm - Reply

    Hi there,

    Are you likely to be running this course anywhere further south this year?

    Many thanks

    • Jemima February 8, 2024 at 1:36 pm - Reply

      Hi Wendy, Yes we are – it’s likely there will be another London date in the early Autumn. Would you like us to keep you posted when we have a date? Just let us know if so! You could reply on here, or send a direct email. Hope this helps.

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