The School Health Team consists of a range of professionals including School Nurses, Community Nurses, Nursery Nurses and a Clerical Officers.
Each primary and secondary school has a named School Nurse who is supported by their team to promote health and emotional wellbeing in schools and in the community by:
- Being available to address, in confidence, any concerns about a child or young person’s health.
- Providing health advice to help children and young people to make positive health choices.
- Assessing children starting primary school after their care is transferred from the Health Visitor.
- Assessing the health of year 7 pupils before they transfer to high school.
- Offering young people an opportunity to discuss health issues confidentially at school based or community based drop ins.
- Supporting young people who have particular medical needs and providing training for education staff to help manage these needs.
- Developing care plans to support pupils with medical needs including allergy.
- Delivering classroom-based health education.
- Working with and referring to other professionals.
- Working with other agencies to safeguard and protect young people.
- Delivering the National Child Measurement programme (NCMP).
The School Health Team also offers the universal service and support and advice to children and young people who are educated otherwise across Warrington.
Concerns or feedback?
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