If you are worried about your child's health or well-being you may want to speak to a Doctor or Health Visitor. You can also approach your school if you have a concern and they can refer you to the School Nurse.
What does the school nurse offer in Derbyshire?
Universal Services Offered to every family
Working in partnership with children, young people and families to lead and deliver the Healthy Child Programme (5-19) working with Health Visitors to programme a seamless transition upon school entry.
School Nurses and their team provide the Healthy Child Programme to ensure a healthy start for every child (e.g. immunisations, health checks). They support children and parents to ensure access to a range of community services.
Find out what the Derbyshire School Nurses team offer and how to contact them if you have a concern.
A new app has been launched by the NHS to provide advice and support to parents, carers and healthcare professionals looking after children with the most common childhood illnesses.
The HANDi apphas been developed by paediatric consultants and will give you access to home care plans, as well as GP and hospital clinical guidelines, to help youprovide the best support for yourchild and give youconfidence in caring for themwhen they are unwell. Download the app.