About the School Nursing Team

BTH School Nurses LogoSchool Nurses are Registered Nurses, many of whom have an additional qualification as a Public Health Nurse who specialise in child and adolescent health, working with the school and wider community. We aim to promote the health and wellbeing of all school age children and their families. We work in partnership with health, education, social services, and voluntary agencies.

School Nurses provide health promotion and advice to all school-aged children, including:

  • Reception health screening
  • National Child Measurement Programme (NCMP)
  • Puberty
  • Transition to adult services
  • High school health drop ins
  • Public health
  • Brief interventions for health needs
  • Level one continence assessments
  • Referrals to targeted services
  • Support for children with additional needs
  • Support and health assessments for looked after children
  • Health representation for children querying multi agency safeguarding support

Blackpool School Nurses cover

  • All mainstream Primary schools in Blackpool
  • All mainstream High schools in Blackpool
  • Educational Diversity
  • Park School

The Blackpool School Nursing Team are based at Moor Park Health & Leisure Centre, Bristol Avenue, Blackpool, FY2 0JG

Tel: 01253 951740

The team have a single point of access e-mail address for queries to be directed to – the inbox is monitored by a School Nurse Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm