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Well-being

Health and Medical

GEMS FirstPoint School Clinic is serving its students and staff since 2014. The clinic is placed on the ground floor A block. It has two nurses and one full time doctor who has extensive experience working with the children.School clinic  delivering the first aid and primary health care facilities to the children and staff.

The school clinic will closely follow the rules and regulation laid down by the Dubai Health Authority school health section as a part of which there is routine general physical examination done for the children at the time of joining school, Year 1, Year 5, Year 9 and while the child is leaving the school.

October - Wellbeing Month at FPS!

See all the details of our wellbeing activities here

Health Education Programmes

Throughout the year the doctor and nurses conduct the health education programs on various topics such as heathy eating ,hand hygiene, dental hygiene, head lice, respiratory etiquette ,obesity and more.

Immunisations 

The immunisation programmes conducted by DHA based on the recommendations for UAE from World Health Organisation. Hepatitis B and BCG vaccinations are given at birth and it is recommended all children have these immunisations prior to starting school.

Immunisations can be carried out in school, to those that register for the service. Information will be sent home from school clinic so you may register before the scheduled vaccination date.

Specific Medical Requirements and Allergies

Emergency

The school clinic staff respond to emergency situation in the school immediately, they have experienced many emergencies and are trained in basic live support and pediatric advanced live support certified by the American Heart Association and updated regularly.

Health and Safety 

The school clinic staff participate regularly in health and safety commitee and they hold monthly meetings and review the health and safety issues to ensure better environment for students and staff.
Kindly contact the nurses directly if your child has specific medical requirements. A quick visit to clinic or a phone call will help us identify and care for your children in the best possible way

The clinic is primarily a first aid station but if you have any medical concerns or queries please feel free to contact them for advice.

Contact the school clinic at
[email protected], [email protected]
[email protected]

ABOUT OUR
School Counsellor

At FirstPoint, we take care of our students, staff and families. Our School Counsellor, Susan Mahachi, has been with the school for over 5 years and has been trained as a Counsellor for 11 years. 

susan

Health & Safety at Our School

Our school teams are prepared, trained and ready to welcome back our students into our safe and inclusive school environments.
 
 
 

GEMS Health & Safety

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