SORRY BUT THIS WEBSITE IS NO LONGER LIVE

As of 1 April 2018 Liverpool Community Health Trust has been acquired by Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust.

For more up to date information please visit: www.merseycare.nhs.uk/our-services/physical-health-services/ to access Physical Health Services.

You can contact Liverpool Community Services' Patient Advice and Liaison Service on:

Tel: Freephone 0300 7900 224 or 0151 295 3019 Email: csd@liverpoolch.nhs.uk

Medics boxHealth Services Profile silhouetteWho We Are Heart outlineHealthy You DocumentsOpen & Honest StethoscopeJobs WritingContact Us

School Health Team

What We Do

School Nursing - Helping every child reach their full potential

School nurses are registered nurses who specialise in public and child health.

The school health team consists of school nurses, community staff nurses and clinical support workers.

School nurses work closely with children and young people, parents, carers and teachers, promoting health and well-being in accordance with the Healthy Child Programme (5-19 years).

 What services do school nurses offer?

  • School based immunisation programmes
  • Weekly health ‘drop in’ sessions at school
  • Routine screenings such as hearing, vision, height and weight measurement
  • Health assessments for all children when they start school
  • Confidential one-to-one appointments for children or parents
  • Signposting to other information and services
  • Health promotion and PSHE support for teachers

How can I find out more?

Downloadable Resources

Primary School Children

Secondary School Children

Find Us

School Nurses are available from 9.00am – 5.00pm Monday to Friday, both during term time and school holidays.

 

Referral

Once a child reaches school age, their health records are transferred from the health visitor to the school nurse. This will ensure that any on-going health issues can continue to be monitored and supported effectively as a child moves into school.

Young people can self-refer to the school nurse by accessing the weekly, confidential school drop in, or at any time to discuss any health issues or concerns they have.

Parents/carers can also refer their child to the school nurse by accessing the monthly, confidential drop in at primary schools.

Rate the Service

If you have any feedback for our services, please feel free to contact us via our Patient Advice and Liaison Services (PALS).