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

Nursery milk scheme – consultation extended

The Government is extending the consultation period on the future operation of the national nursery milk scheme for an extra 6 weeks. The new closing date is Tuesday, 23 October 2012. The Department of Health is exploring ways of making … Read more → – Nursery milk scheme – consultation extended

More time to have your say on making the Nursery Milk Scheme more cost effective

The Department wants to maximise the opportunity for all interested parties to contribute to the Nursery Milk Scheme consultation, particularly all schools and nurseries across Great Britain. Therefore, and in response to requests, the deadlines for responding to the consultation … Read more → – More time to have your say on making the Nursery Milk Scheme more cost effective

Flu vaccination programme extended to all children

Health Secretary Andrew Lansley will today accept recommendations from UK immunisation experts to extend the flu vaccination programme to all children. The UK Government is already recognised to have one of the world’s most comprehensive vaccination programmes and under the … Read more → – Flu vaccination programme extended to all children

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?