School Nursing

Improving Physical Activity - Helping Others: Helping Ourselves #WeActiveChallenge - Wendy Nicholson

As public health nurses working with children, young people and families we know being active improves physical, emotional and social wellbeing and often talk about the benefits of being active and the need to improve physical activity.  We aim to …

School nurses key role in addressing LGBT issues - Dr Justin Varney

School nurses have a unique position of trust with young people and can be one of the professionals that young people turn to when they are working through their sexual orientation or gender identity and finding their identity. Stonewall’s School …

Leadership – impact, outcomes and child focussed - Wendy Nicholson

School nurses are passionate about the health and wellbeing of children and young people, always striving to ensure services meet local needs and finding creative or innovative ways to improve delivery. The 4-5-6 model provided an opportunity to focus on …

Healthy Lifestyles and Childhood Obesity - Penny Greenwood

Childhood obesity is a key public health priority and a significant contemporary health concern; it is one of the leading preventable causes of death and associated long term health risks. Today, nearly a third of children aged two to 15 …

International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation – join the conversation - by Wendy Nicholson

Today is International Day of Zero Tolerance to FGM, lead organisations including PHE, DH and NHS England have joined forces to support the day – however, it’s more than one single day. FGM isn’t just an international issue; FGM affected …

Networking – an Art or Science?:  health visiting and school nurse networking events

Our forthcoming health visitor and school nurse networking events are crammed packed with speakers who are leading lights in safeguarding and experts in service improvements through service user engagement. We also have interactive workshops addressing a plethora of public health …