Calderdale School Nurses

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The school nursing service in Calderdale, provided by Locala Community Partnerships from 1st April 2015, will focus on: 

“Identifying health needs, managing long and short term conditions in education settings for children and young people aged 5 to 19 years”.

The service responds to local need, and work with other professionals and support schools to manage the wellbeing of pupils by:

  • Delivering universal health services, improving the lives of all, with proportionally greater resources targeted at the most disadvantaged pupils
  • Proactive identification of health needs, individual health assessments and appropriate follow up activity
  • Support for pupils with long term and/or short medical conditions and vulnerable groups

There focus is:

  • Support for children with long term and short term conditions, including eczema, epilepsy, asthma and diabetes.
  • Implementing new / best practice in asthma care
  • Providing first aid training to pupils
  • Supporting and assisting education settings to become health promoting environments

Locala will provide a fair and equal service that enables children and young people to access help in ways that are appropriate to their needs, with due respect to their age, gender, culture or race, religion, sexual orientation, learning needs, physical and emotional abilities and those of their parents or carers.

Contact

The Calderdale School Nursing team can be contacted on 030 3330 9974. The School Nursing staff are available Monday to Friday between 2pm-5pm. If you leave your contact details and availability with the administration team on the above number, a member of the team will return your call.

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