Public Health Nursing - School Nursing - Livewell Southwest
The School Nursing Service delivers the Universal Healthy Child Programme 5 - 19 citywide to improve health outcomes for the school aged population. The Healthy Child Programme is aimed at children, young people and families to focus on early intervention and prevention.
Mount Gould Hospital
200 Mount Gould Road
Livewell Southwest wants children and young people in our community to get the best start in life. Our School Nursing Service works with children, their parents and professionals to ensure young people's health needs are met and supported - at home, at school and in the wider community.
Our experienced Specialist Nurses and Family Health Workers offer confidential advice and support on a range of physical and emotional health issues, including:
- Bedwetting and constipation
- Managing challenging behaviours
- Drug and alcohol use
- Emotional wellbeing
- Healthy diet and lifestyle
- Hearing concerns
- Online safety
- Safely managing and treating school children with long-term health conditions, such as allergies and epilepsy
- Sexual health
If you are worried about any aspect of your child's development, please get in touch. We accept referrals from parents, carers, professionals and the young person concerned.
Links to external websites
- The best possible start in life - Plymouth - Parents: Health for Kids
- Health For Teens | Everything you wanted to know about health
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Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm
- 5 to 11 years old
- 12 to 16 years old
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