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Tonsilitis - how long until mindee cm come back?

(8 Posts)
fivesacrowd Thu 19-Sep-13 18:09:48

Mindee just been diagnosed with tonsilitis. Does anyone know how long I have to exclude them and do I need to notify other parents?

I dont think there is an exclusion period for tonsillitis. HPA says no need to exclude

AnneUulmelmahay Thu 19-Sep-13 18:16:51

No exclusion recommended by HPA (google hpa guidance on infection schools and other childcare settings) No notification to other parents is required

However, DO invoke your sickness policy, eg if chid not well enough to participate in daily activities then they don't come

AnneUulmelmahay Thu 19-Sep-13 18:17:18

Hi five powerhoop link on here with exclusion periods for all sorts of illnesses. grin to pp for x-post

fivesacrowd Thu 19-Sep-13 18:20:18

Just checked it out on health protection Scotland website. He doesn't need to be excluded, but think he's really miserable with it and other mindee tomorrow is really full on so think he's going to have a quiet day with mum instead.

AnneUulmelmahay Thu 19-Sep-13 18:23:17

Oh arses I always flipping forget to ask 'which country are you in' <smacks self over head with a kipper>

fivesacrowd Fri 20-Sep-13 09:37:50

No worries AnneUulmelmahay expect its pretty much the same all over anyway - though scswis keep changing rules to make sure we're paying attention wink

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