Category list : School nurses
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School nurses can support mental health and wellbeing – but only if we have enough of themSubscription
An article published online this week by Nursing Times reports on an initiative in East London to help school nurses and nursery nurses to detect and address mental health problems in children at an early stage, and to promote pupils’ emotional wellbeing and good mental health.
In Tower Hamlets, a training programme has improved the way school and nursery nurses address mental health issues in children and young people
Fresh guidance has been launched to help nurses recognise and appropriately respond to harmful sexual behaviour in children.
A book written by a school nurse and Nursing Times Award winner is set to help primary school children across Surrey to develop positive mental health, following the success of a pilot scheme.
A UK nurse expert in infection prevention and control is set to give advice tomorrow at a high-powered US government committee in Washington DC.
Joint commissioning could be the way forward for public health services including health visiting and school nursing, according to the secretary of state for health and social care.
Nurses will be asked to prescribe online therapy sessions as a first port of call for children with mild depression, if new guidance is approved.
Responsibility for commissioning key public health services including health visiting, school nursing and sexual health could revert to the NHS under long-term plans for the health service’s future.
Warning vital prevention services are under threat
The number of NHS nurses and health visitors in England dropped by 872 in August compared to the previous month, latest data reveals.