Health and wellbeing

Guidance on health and wellbeing for early years practitioners.

The resources below can be used to support and extend your practice and provision, but all settings must also have regard to relevant legislation and regulation.

If you can't find what you are looking for you can contact us.

Healthy eating in early years settings

  • Eat Better, Start Better - practical guide to the voluntary food and drink guidelines for settings to meet the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) welfare requirement for providing healthy, balanced and nutritious food and drink.

General health and wellbeing guidance


  • Managing and administering medicine - Refer to section 3.44 (Health>Medicines) of the EYFS Statutory Framework, which sets out how settings should manage and administer medicines
Last updated:
4 September 2018

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