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School Nursing

The School Nursing service works in partnership with children, young people and their families to ensure that children's health needs are supported within their school and their community. Click on the tabs below to access health information and to find out more about the school nursing service.

Our staff within school nursing teams have knowledge and skills to support children and young people. Team members include:

  • Public Health School Nurse - a registered nurse with further specialist qualification in public health at degree or masters level

  • Special School Nurse - a registered nurse who has experience of supporting children and young people with complex needs and disabilities who attend identified special schools

  • Community Staff Nurse - a registered nurse with additional experience in public health, child health and development

  • Community Nursery Nurse -qualified in child development with training in sleep, behaviour interventions and promotion of healthy eating
  • School Nurse Assistant/Healthcare Support Worker - has experience and specific training to work with children and young people in schools and in the community.