The school nursing service is made up of Registered Nurses who have additional specialist training or experience in public health and working with children and young people. We support the Government’s aim set out in "Every Child Matters" to provide children and young people with support they need regardless of their background or circumstances.
The school nurse leads a team of staff nurses and assistants who work with education, health and other professionals to provide a confidential service for the child.
We offer children in primary schools:
We offer young people in secondary school:
Advice and support for young people and parents on any health issues including feelings and emotions, behaviour issues, weight management, sexual health, continence, smoking.
The school nursing team works with schools to plan and deliver health promotion sessions and events regarding lifestyle issues and school staff are offered training around chronic disease management.
We are proud to have multiple locations where patients can access our services such as: