Secondary schools within Oxfordshire have a named NHS School Health Nurse who is based in the school. The aim of the School Nurse is to offer evidence-based preventative health care for children and young people, striving to improve young people’s health and wellbeing and their life chances. The school nurse works closely with teaching and wellbeing staff at Fitzharrys, encouraging students to be both physically and emotionally healthy in order to make informed, healthy lifestyle choices and so reach their full potential.
The School Nurse provides public health interventions, including:
If the School Nurse cannot help, they will find someone who can…
The School Nursing service is confidential. This means you can discuss personal information with confidence and the School Nurse will not discuss it with anyone else without your permission. However, we would be obliged to pass on any information that we feel is needed to protect a young person or someone else from serious harm. Whenever possible, this would be discussed with you first.