School nurses’ skills in sexual health education
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School nurses’ skills in sexual health education

Judy Whitmarsh School Nurse, Moor Park School, Ludlow, Shropshire

School nurses are often called on to teach sexual health without being given any formal teacher training or support. This article describes a study of the experiences of 50 school nurses. The author suggests ways in which schools and their nurses could create supportive and complementary teaching partnerships for effective sex education.

Nursing Standard. 11, 27, 35-41. doi: 10.7748/ns1997.03.11.27.35.c2447