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Wiltshire School Nursing Service

The Wiltshire School Nursing Service is a team of professionals holding a range of skills and qualifications to provide confidential advice, care and treatment to children and young people within schools and other community settings.

For any queries about what happens to your child's information please visit

www.virgincare.co.uk/legal-information/privacy-policy/

Your School has a named Specialist School Nurse, School Staff Nurse and School Health Support Worker.

The School Nursing Service provides a Duty School Nurse line, where professionals, parents or carers or young people can contact a member of the team between 09.00 and 17.00 Monday—Friday throughout the year by calling our Single Point of Access on

0300 247 0090

We can offer support, advice or signposting to other sources of information/support regarding your child’s health on specific topics including:

  • Healthy weight and healthy eating
  • Bladder and Bowel
  • Sleep problems
  • Hearing and vision screening (in reception year)
  • Advice on managing and signposting for a range of health conditions where other health professionals are not involved
  • Emotional health including low mood, panic, stress, worry, early signs of anxiety, anger difficulties, feeling overwhelmed, building resilience (where specialist services are not involved)
  • Key stage of life transition, i.e. moving on to secondary school or adult services.

 

There is a self-referral form on our website where you can contact us for telephone or other advice. Alternatively contact us on the SPA telephone number above to speak to our duty school nurse: www.wiltshirechildrensservices.co.uk/   

We also work with your child’s school to support them in becoming a ‘healthy school’ working on a variety of health promotion topics as identified between the school health service and the individual school.