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Our school nursing teams work with children, families and school staff to support the health and development of school-age children across Dorset.
Every school in Dorset has a specialist school nurse, who will visit on a regular basis to promote healthy lifestyles and offer practical advice, information and support.
School nurses can provide:
School nurses also weigh and measure children in Reception and Year Six, as part of the National Child Management Programme.
If you need to see a school nurse, please speak to someone at your school. Alternatively, school nurses run regular drop-in sessions, for both children and parents/carers. These sessions are advertised by schools, and are completely confidential.