school nurses

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 …

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 …

Emotional health and wellbeing and complex needs: School Nurses are making a difference for children and young people by Jill Beswick

There has never been a greater need for robust and comprehensive School Nursing services for all our children and young people. According to ‘Future in Mind’ (2016), one in ten children needs support or treatment for mental health problems. With …

Teenage pregnancy and young parents: the key contribution of school nurses by Alison Hadley

Thanks to the huge efforts of councils, their health partners and frontline practitioners to equip young people with good information and early advice, the under-18 conception rate has fallen by 51% since 1998. However, rates young people remain at highest …