The School Nurse Team

The School Nursing Service

The School Nursing team offer support and advice and early intervention over a wide range of health related matters with care tailored to meet individual need as well as offering health promotion on a wide number of health topics. 

The school nurse:

  • Provides health advice and support to schools, children and young people and their parents or carers
  • Supports school and parents to meet the health needs of children and families with special and complex medical needs
  • Undertakes immunisation programmes
  • Makes referrals to specialists
  • Provides health education in school
  • Safeguards and promotes the welfare of children and young people Promotes healthy lifestyle  choices to individuals, families and communities
  • Offer interventions and support in relation to smoking cessation
  • Mental health support
  • Healthy Eating advice
  • Sexual health

Young people, parents and carers are welcome to contact the team on any health matter and seek confidential advice and support. Please either contact your School Nursing team by contacting the following number:

Locala - 03033 309074