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An introduction to Gillick competency and medical consent

6th November 2023 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Venue: Zoom (online) – webinar

Audience: Anyone who supports young people who may experience disclosures relating to safeguarding, Nurses, Boarding staff

Course outline

The purpose of this webinar is to understand the concept of Gillick competence and consent in the school setting. It will refer to both safeguarding and medical issues, reflect on the law and documentation.

Training topics will include:

  • The law
  • The code
  • Consent
  • Gillick competence.

Learning outcomes:

  • To understand the role of the adult with consent of a young person
  • To understand Gillick competence
  • To learn how we should manage gaining and documenting consent.


  • Member Rate: £65
  • Additional Full Member Fee: £30
  • Non-member Rate: £130*

*If you would like to become a member and access discounted rates for Hieda CPD and events, please click here.

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Rosie McManus RSCN, Dip HR (Child), BSc (Hons), MSc (Law), Head of Boarding, St John’s College School

Trained at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Sick Children Rosie came to school nursing in the independent sector 16 years ago. With a passion for boarding pastoral and health care Rosie has developed an interest in the understanding and development of the health needs of boarding school students. Passionate about the nurse’s role in the delivery of the PSHE curriculum, Rosie is currently the Head of Boarding at St John’s College School, she has a Masters in Medical Ethics and Law, is a NUCO trainer and has a keen interest in the development of the school nurse role.

Lee Glaser, Director of Health and Wellbeing and Director, Hieda

Lee has extensive experience in pastoral care. Prior to becoming Headmaster and CEO at Taunton School in Somerset he was the School’s Deputy Head which involved leading the pastoral team and being the Designated Safeguarding Lead. Outstanding support for student and staff wellbeing has always been at the heart of his approach and the School was recently shortlisted for a TES Award for excellence in this area.

Lee has always worked closely with the School’s medical team which provided excellent support to the community, particularly during the COVID pandemic. He is excited to be supporting HIEDA members in delivering the highest quality of care in their own environments.


6th November 2023
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Event Category:


Health in Education Association