MEDICAL OFFICERS OF
SCHOOLS ASSOCIATION

Professionals providing healthcare for
children and young people in schools.

The following documents (PDF files) are drawn up by members of MOSA Council using up to date evidence and their own experience.
They are reviewed regularly and updated but with the exception of: -

  • Head teachers and school doctors - a working relationship
  • Information for bursars 

are only available to MOSA members.

St Johns School Leatherhead

Administrative

These documents are only available to members. To join please see details under"joining us".

  • Administration of Medicines in Schools - February 2014
  • Admission of pupils with complex medical needs or disabilities - February 2014
  • Advice about a vaccination policy in boarding schools (joint MOSA BSA guideline) - October 2016
  • Changes to the terms of independent schools' personal, accident and travel insurance and the implications - October 2016
  • Confidentiality and sharing medical information - 2017
  • Content of the Entry Medical Form - October 2017
  • Covering Sporting Events Where Danger to Health is Possible - October 2015
  • First aid in schools - June 2014
  • Head teachers and school doctors - a working relationship - October 2017
  • Information for bursars - June 2015
  • Managing an Infectious Outbreak in a Boarding School (BSA) - February 2016
  • School Entry Medical Examination - June 2017
  • Supporting Pupils During Ramadan - June 2015
  • Testing for Substance Misuse in Schools - October 2015
  • The Welfare Inspection of Independent Boarding Schools - February 2016

Clinical

These documents are only available to members. To join please see details under "joining us".

  • Anaphylactic Reactions - October 2014
  • Care of the Traumatised Eye - October 2016
  • Contraception and Sexual Health Legal and ethical Aspects - October 2015
  • Contraception and Sexual Health Practical Aspects - October 2015
  • Cycling - June 2015
  • Dental Policy in Schools - October 2016
  • Depression in Adolescents - October 2015
  • Eating Disorders - February 2016
  • Equestrian sports and injuries in a school environment - 2017
  • Eyewear in squash and other sports - October 2015
  • Head Injuries, Concussion and Return to Play - October 2015
  • Healthy Eating and Obesity - October 2015
  • Prevention and Management of Exposure to Blood Borne Virus Infections - October 2015
  • Sleep Disorders - February 2014
  • Sports Supplements - October 2015
  • The Management of Pupils Intoxicated with Alcohol - October 2015
  • The Use of Entonox in Schools - October 2016
  • Vitamin D in School Age Children and Adolescents - October 2016