SCHOOL
NURSING

School Nursing Service

From height and weight measurements, vision and hearing to immunisations, puberty talks and safeguarding issues, school nurses can support and advise you on a huge range of health issues. You can go and see your school nurse about anything to do with emotional, mental and physical health, at the drop in session held at your school.

The school nurses can help in a variety of different ways and are there to help all children and young people from 5 – 19 years. 

Support and assessment areas

School nurses can provide support and assessment for a variety of needs including:-
• Emotional health needs, including self-esteem, mood and self-harm.
• Physical health needs; including support for long term medical conditions and care planning in conjunction with school.
• Healthy eating support – assessment of diet and exercise.
• Transition support.
• Information on how to access other agencies such as Delta, Virgin Care, Vaccination team and Child and Adolescent Mental Health services (CAMHS).
• Awareness raising of public health messages including child sexual exploitation, healthy eating, sun safety and substance misuse.
• Linking with local accident and emergency care to provide follow up and support after attendance at A&E.

Contact

Tel: 08000199951
Email: cyp&fschoolnurses@rdash.nhs.uk
Address: Sandringham Road Health Centre
Sandringham Road
Intake
DN25JH

Opening times

North Lincolnshire School Nursing Team offer a Triage service where service users, parents and professionals can phone between the hours of 9am and 5pm for advice, referral and support.

The triage service can provide information of the school based drop in services provided in all of the secondary schools.

The school nursing team have a Facebook and twitter site which promotes public health messages and services offered by the team alongside links to wider support services and resources.

Is drop in available?

Drop in services are available at all secondary schools within North Lincolnshire

Are appointments available?

The school nurse service offers individual assessment appointments as necessary. These are booked at a time and venue suitable for the child, young person or family.

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