- supporting schools in the development of health policies
- providing every school with a named school nurse
- holding drop-ins in Secondary Schools to provide advice to young people
- attending transition events for reception and year 6 pupils
- develop and maintain an annual school health profile to identify health needs and produce an action plan for all primary and secondary schools in partnership with the schools
- provide screening for vision and hearing to all children in reception
- providing you with resources and support for children who are identified as obese through the National Child Measurement Programme
- supporting the delivery of Personal, Social and Health Education (PSHE), including relationship and sex education
- support schools in developing School Management plans as appropriate
- deliver training for school staff on health conditions such as Asthma, Allergies, Epilepsy and Eczema and managing medicines via awareness sessions.
Our school nurses and nursery nurses strive to improve the health and wellbeing of local children and young people by encouraging healthy lifestyles, promoting emotional health and wellbeing and by providing support, prevention, interventions, education and advice in school and community settings.
Data Sharing Agreements
To deliver the National Child Measurement Programme there is no need for data sharing agreements - the guidance in relation to this can be found on page 13 using this link: National Child Measurement Programme 2019: Information for schools