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Please see below for information provided by the School Nursing Team

Dear Parents / Carers of children in years Reception to Year 2

 

Do you have concerns  about any aspect of your child’s health or well-being?

If so, our School Health Nursery Nurses are available to provide you with information, advice and guidance in relation to a number of issues such as:

 

  • Emotional wellbeing including anxiety about returning to school
  • Friendships
  • Healthy eating, weight management and physical activity advice
  • Parenting
  • Bed-wetting and toileting
  • Hearing
  • Behaviour

 

If you would like to speak to a School Health Nursery Nurse, please email us at dhc.snadmin.hub@nhs.net providing us with your telephone number as well as your child’s name and school, so that we can call you back .  If you would prefer an Attend Anywhere video appointment online instead of a phone call, please let us know.  This will need to be booked in advance.   We will do our best to call you back within two working days.

 

For more information and guidance, please visit the Dorset HealthCare website at  www.dorsethealthcare.nhs.uk and search for the School Nursing webpage

 

IMPORTANT:  If you have an urgent medical concern or any COVID-19 query, you will need to speak to your GP or ring NHS 111

If you would like to access free counselling support for parents through the Dorset Children's Foundation please see the following information.

Coronavirus Information

 

Dear Parents/Carers just to let you know we now have a separate page in the 'News and Events' section that has all the Coronavirus information on it from Public Health Dorset and the Department for Education.

 

The importance of hygiene

 

Below are some links for videos about hand washing, please share them with your children:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround/51698180

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S9VjeIWLnEg

 

Personal hygiene is still the most important way we can tackle COVID-19, especially washing hands more; and the catch it, bin it, kill it strategy for those with coughs and sneezes.

Wash your hands more often for 20 seconds with soap and hot water.

Threadworms

 

Threadworms is a common childhood issue and children are still able to attend school.

Please find a link to the nhs website threadworm page, which details all of the information including symptoms and how to treat them.

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/threadworms/

The School App Guide for Parents

 

We are excited to announce that we will soon be using the School App to send messages direct to parents on their phones/mobile devices to improve communication. We will be sending out text invitations, to those who have filled in the App registration form, inviting you to download the App over the next couple of weeks.

Please see the guide below for more information.

Please find below further information that you may find useful.
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