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School Nursing Service - Additional school staff medical needs training

What do we offer?

Core work for school nursing in Swindon is based on The Healthy Child Programme (NHS), local and national health directives for children and young people. 

All schools are offered free delivery of core services, this includes supporting staff to manage children in school with health needs through ‘Individual Health Care Plans’ and annual staff training sessions, planned ‘School nurse clinics’, routine height, weight, vision and audio screening and on site health support for pupils and their families. School nurses work within the integrated children’s services, and have robust links with other services within Swindon. 

Schools are able to purchase the following traded service:

  • Additional school staff medical needs training sessions 

Why choose us?

All school nurses are registered nurses with additional training to develop the skills and knowledge required to work appropriately with children and young people both in and out of the school setting. 

School nurses have a professional duty to adhere to the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) and Swindon Borough guidelines and policies. 

What is provided free?

Each school receives one free training session. All additional sessions are charged for. 

What is chargeable?

Additional school staff medical needs training sessions. 

How the service can be provided/length of agreement

All ordered sessions will be arranged individually with each school. 

This service will be delivered from 1 September 2019 to 31 August 2020.

 

Contact Point

Jan Sadler, Professional Lead School Nursing
Telephone:  07919 545570
Email:         jsadler2@swindon.gov.uk

 

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