School Nursing

School Nursing Support

For information/advice regarding COVID-19 please refer to the gov.uk guidance and your local procedures- school nurses cannot offer advice beyond this guidance.


General queries, advice and support:

School Nursing Service Hub / duty desk

Monday – Friday  9am-5pm  (not including bank holidays)

T: 0203 049 4777
E: gst.tr-schoolnursespe@nhs.net


Parent Line – 07520 631 130

Monday – Friday  9am-5pm  (not including bank holidays)

www.evelinalondon.nhs.uk/parentline  – please see attached for your use to circulate or print if required.

Parents can text a school nurse for any queries, support or advice such as:

  • emotional health and wellbeing
  • keeping healthy
  • bedwetting
  • sleep
  • bullying
  • keeping safe
  • growing up
  • dental health
  • support with medical conditions in school


Non-school nursing support:

  • Young Minds– for young people but they also have a Parents Helpline.

www.youngminds.org.uk


  • Child Line– 0800 111

Support by phone, email or chat online to a counsellor.

www.childline.org.uk


Some useful links:

NHS advice:
https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/

Talking to children about Coronavirus:
Advice on talking to children about Coronavirus, by British Psychological Society:
https://www.bps.org.uk/sites/www.bps.org.uk/files/Policy/Policy%20-%20Files/Talking%20to%20children%20about%20Coronavirus.pdf

How to talk to your child about coronavirus, by Unicef:
https://www.unicef.org/coronavirus/how-talk-your-child-about-coronavirus-covid-19

Child-friendly explanation of Coronavirus for Primary age students:
https://660919d3-b85b-43c3-a3ad-3de6a9d37099.filesusr.com/ugd/64c685_319c5acf38d34604b537ac9fae37fc80.pdf

Information video on Coronavirus for Primary age children (KS2), by Brainpop:
https://www.brainpop.com/health/diseasesinjuriesandconditions/coronavirus/

Information video on Coronavirus for older children/adults, by WHO:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mOV1aBVYKGA&feature=youtu.be


Your wellbeing

Coronavirus and your wellbeing, by Mind UK:
https://www.mind.org.uk/information-support/coronavirus-and-your-wellbeing/

5 ways to wellbeing, by Mindkit:
https://www.mindkit.org.uk/5-ways-to-wellbeing/