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Computerised school health profiles: implementing a new system

15 March 1995

Nursing Standard

Clinical research school nursing

This paper describes the sequence of events from the instigation of a project pilot study, through the implementation of a district school nursing profile, to the...

Reshaping a school health nursing service

16 June 2004

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Faced with staff shortages and a recognition that the core health surveillance system in schools could not be sustained, school nurses in one area decided to pool...

Improving schools’ asthma policies and procedures

27 October 1999

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Collaboration between a health trust and an education authority is helping children with asthma to lead full and active lives at school. Evaluation of the training...

Risk of anaphylaxis: improving care at school

01 November 2004

Paediatric Nursing


The burden of allergic disease in the western population is significant and rising. This can affect academic performance and school attendance (Scadding, 2002). This...

Defining the future for school nursing

08 November 1995

Nursing Standard

Clinical school nursing

This article examines some of the health needs of school- age children and adolescents within a changing society, and explores how school nurses can respond, and are...

The school nurse and health education in the classroom

09 January 2002

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

An important part of the school nurse’s role is providing health education to children in the classroom. The author discusses the factors that can help school nurses...

Bringing health care to schools

29 January 2003

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Aim To explore secondary school students’ health knowledge, attitudes and behaviours, and to examine staff assessment of the Bodyzone project, in which confidential...

Improving sexual health education for young people with learning disabilities

01 May 2008

Paediatric Nursing


Young people with special needs have the same rights as other young people to receive information and education about sexual health issues and to access services....

Exploring the reasons why school students eat or skip breakfast

09 July 2015

Nursing Children and Young People

Art & Science

Background Breakfast is considered to be the most important meal of the day. It provides the essential nutrients needed for the day’s activities. Aims To determine...

The cutting edge of community care

01 March 1998

Primary Health Care

Integrated nursing teams

In May 1995, Gateshead Healthcare Trust appointed a clinical nurse leader with the remit to develop a fully integrated community nursing team which, in partnership...