A part-time qualified school nurse is supported by a number of qualified first aiders amongst the staff. Meath School has a well-equipped dispensary with approved and applauded systems for storing and dispensing medication. The nurse will train all staff as appropriate e.g around epilepsy, peg feeding.
Day children remain registered with their home doctor while all residential children can be registered with the school’s General Practitioner. All children are screened by a visiting orthoptist (to check eyesight) who will refer to other specialists if needed. The school has a Consultant Paediatrician to advise staff on all child welfare matters.