Tagged: School nursing

Students starting secondary school urged to get to know their school nurse

Students starting secondary school this September are being encouraged to get to know their school nurse so they know where to go for help and advice when they need it. For some parents and young people, the start of the … Read more → – Students starting secondary school urged to get to know their school nurse

School nurses – time to man up?

There’s more to school nursing than overseeing vaccinations or stamping out head lice. These days, school nurses play a vital and growing role in the mental, social and physical wellbeing of the nation’s schoolchildren – it’s an increasingly wide brief … Read more → – School nurses – time to man up?

Vision and model for school nursing sets out framework for local services

A vision and call to action for school nursing services is published today. It sets out an ambition that the service vision and model for school nursing services developed through the School Nursing Development Programme will be a framework for … Read more → – Vision and model for school nursing sets out framework for local services

Children and Young People’s Health Outcomes Forum

The Government has asked the Children and Young People’s Health Outcomes Forum to engage and hear views from children, young people, parents and the professionals involved with their care. The forum is jointly chaired by Chief Executive of the Council … Read more → – Children and Young People’s Health Outcomes Forum

The nursing contribution to public health

With the recent appointment of Viv Bennett as Director of Nursing in the Department of Health and the Government’s Principal Advisor on Public Health Nursing, we consider the nurses contribution to public health. This month we hear from two nurses … Read more → – The nursing contribution to public health