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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.

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Our webpages provide health information and links to websites that we feel may be helpful to parents of school age children and young people. If you have a concern about your child's health that you would like to discuss with a School Nurse please contact your child's School Nursing team.

If you are a professional and would like to make a referral to the School Nursing service, please complete the referral form.

All referrals must be discussed with the child, young person and parent/carer in advance to gain consent to make the referral.

Referrals can be made by young people, families and professionals. Once we receive your referral it will be reviewed by a member of the team and you will be contacted.

How we can help

School Nurses also work closely with Education, Social Care and other health professionals, to help children and young people to remain healthy and to ensure that any health needs are met.

The school nursing team includes:

  • School Nurse - a registered nurse with a 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 child health and development

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

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The Southern Health School Nursing team cover many schools across Hampshire.

Find your local school nursing team to contact us.

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