Public Health School Nursing Service

Every local authority school has access to the school nursing service.

We offer support and information to children, young people and their families a variety of health issues including:

  • Healthy eating
  • Immunisations
  • Emotional health issues such as anxiety, stress and depression
  • Behavioural problems
  • Child growth and development 
  • Continence (bedwetting)
  • Sexual health
  • Parenting support
  • Smoking and substance misuse

You don’t have to wait until your school nurse is in school to see them. We can visit you at home or see you in another community location.
The school nursing service is confidential for young people. Anything you discuss will not be shared without your permission unless you or another person is at risk of serious harm and needs protecting.

You can contact us at School on Telephone number 0191 6433005/6433010.

 

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