With the new arrangements for school nursing
strongly embedded in the local authority structures it will become increasingly important to ensure that robust needs assessment models are used to inform the commissioning decisions for the future delivery and design of local school nursing
The mission of the NASN is "to improve the health and educational success of children and youth by developing and providing leadership to advance the school nursing
AREVOLUTION in school nursing
begins today as the Assembly Government officially launches its goal of one family nurse for every secondary school by 2011.
We heard from one part of the country where trainee GPs are routinely told about school nursing
Mr Black said, 'The Minister for Education in the Assembly has rightly said that the development of a modern school nursing
service across Wales is a priority.
Length of experience since initial nurse qualification ranged between five and 37 years, while experience in school nursing
ranged between three and 19 years.
We have provided training to our school nursing
assistants who work with us as part of a team and who now screen the children checking their vision, height, weight and hearing, ensuring the screening programme continues.
If you need help to do this, then check the Unite 121 website page and the school nursing
The Royal College of Nursing wants to see the provision of school nursing
and their roles expanded in Wales.
This article aims to provide a picture of what school nursing
is like in Sweden, including the successes we experience and the challenges we face.
If we had adequate school nursing
provision, the public health agenda would begin to be addressed.
services in the North East of England have been served notice by local authorities, Community Practitioner can reveal.