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Our vision: To improve the health and wellbeing of the people of Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland by providing high quality, integrated physical and mental health care pathways.
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School Nursing Service


What Does Our Service Do?

The School Nursing Service is a central and accessible point of contact for children, young people and their families, working with both health and non-health professionals, to promote and support their identified physical, emotional and social needs. It delivers year round nurse-led health provision by incorporating an age appropriate public health service spanning the age group of 4 + years to 19 years. The School Nursing Team is represented by Specialist Community Public Health Nurses (SCPHN), School Nurses and School Nurse Assistants.

How Does Our Service Work?

The School Nurse Team will promote the holistic health of the school-aged population. This may include:-

  • Smoking Cessation
  • Relaxation
  • Support for parents and carers’ in behaviour management on a ‘one-to-one’ or group basis.
  • Sexual Health advice/support
  • Enuresis (healthy bowel and healthy bladder) support/advice/clinics
  • Drugs and Alcohol advice/support
  • Promotes and supports the immunisation programmes in schools
  • Advice and support on health issues to children and young people with on-going or specific health needs.
  • Health assessment/surveillance
  • Being part of the National Child Measurement Programme (NCMP)
  • Promote emotional health and wellbeing
  • Promote healthy weight/lifestyles

Our service is delivered from:

  • Health Centres
  • Schools
  • Patients homes
  • Children Centres
  • Community Centres

How Can You Access Our Service?

To access our service you can:

  • Speak to your GP
  • Speak to your child’s teacher or school staff
  • Speak to any other healthcare professional involved in your family care
  • Contact us directly and refer yourself

Contact Us

Tel: 0300 3000 007

City - 07520 615386
County - 07520 615387

Further Information

Headlice leaflet

Special Schools:

Support Groups

How Did We Do?

If you have any comments or queries about our service then please let us know by emailing


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