School Nursing

Camden
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Provided by Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust (CNWL), the Camden School Nursing service supports children and young people aged 4-18 who are attending mainstream schools in Camden by offering health assessments, advice, and other health promotion activities.

The service supports the borough's immunisation team to ensure that immunisation sessions scheduled on school sites are well organised.

The Camden School Nursing provision is as below.

  • Aged 4-5 (Reception): School entry health review, vision and hearing screening, selective health assessments with parents/carers, National Child Measurement Programme.
  • Aged 10 (Year 6): National Child Measurement Programme.
  • Aged 11+ (Year 7): Secondary transfer health review, selective health assessments, group health promotion.
  • Aged 12+ (Year 8): Supports the immunisation team in delivering HPV vaccination.
  • Aged 14+ (Years 9, 10 and 11): Targeted health promotion, supports the immunisation team in delivering school-leaver booster immunisations (diphtheria, tetanus, polio, MMR and Meningitis ACWY).

In addition to delivering a child weight management service, the service also provides bladder and bowel support and advice to children, young people, and their families who require help with achieving and maintaining continence (see Related Services).


Eligibility Criteria

Inclusions

  • children aged 4-18 years attending mainstream schools in Camden.

How to Refer

Contact the service using the details below to make a referral.

Camden School Nursing Service

EMIS form

Referral methods: Email

Complete the School Nursing Service Referral – CNWL and send to: camdenschoolnurses@nhs.net

Where to find the form

  • Camden: Camden Global Documents > Children Services

Self-referral

Families can self-refer by using the contact details above.


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Review date: Saturday, 03 August 2024