The School Nursing Service works together with children and young people their parents/carers and school staff, to provide a comprehensive efficient and accessible service which:
When your child commences school at the age of five, care is transferred from the Health Visiting Service to the School Nursing Service. The service has four distinct areas that it offers to children attending a Hertfordshire mainstream school. Please be aware that this service is not commissioned for children attending private schools.
School aged immunisations are offered to all Hertfordshire children including those who are home educated.
The Children’s Wellbeing Practitioners offer the following workshops to parents and/or young people focused on emotional wellbeing and mental health.
The workshops are:
Parents, teachers, GPs and other healthcare staff can now refer a child to the school nursing service via an online form. You can make a referral now via the Family Centre Service.