School Nursing - Heywood, Middleton, Rochdale (HMR) Community
School nurses work with school age children and young people up to the age of 20 years, with the aim of ensuring they experience the very best health and wellbeing and can reach their full potential.
What we do
We work within a skill mix team and are based in a variety of community settings. School nurses work in integrated locality health visiting and school nursing teams. School nurses also work with the wider multi professional team across the borough of Rochdale.
We provide a wide range of care, advice and support including screening, immunisations, health assessments, health promotion activities, health advice and signposting, specialist support and much more.
Some examples of what school nurses can support with include emotional health and wellbeing packages of care, including support with anger issues, anxiety, stress and low mood and specific support with physical health needs for example enuresis (Bedwetting).
The school nurses can support parents, carers and educational staff to ensure their childs health needs are being met and facilitate any training needs that have been idenified.
We offer confidential advice in a variety of settings on the request of young people and facilitate referrals to appropriate services as needed. School nurses offer regular drop in sessions in schools, colleges and local health clinics.
How to access the service
The School Health Team are based in various health clinics within Rochdale, Heywood and Middleton.
The service can be accessed by:
- Health professionals
- Social care professionals
The Phoenix Centre, Church Street, Heywood, OL10 1LR
Tel: 0161 206 7491
Brook House, Oldham Road, Middleton, M24 1AY
Tel: 0161 206 7721
Kingsway Clinic, Turfhill Road, OL16 4XA
Tel: 0161 206 0694
Milnrow Health Centre, Stonefield Street, Milnrow, OL16 4HZ
Tel: 01706 671910
Who to contact
- 0161 716 5970 0161 716 5970
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Where to go
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