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Introduction to the School Nursing Service

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When your child starts school their care is transferred from your local 0-5 Public Health Nursing Team to the 5-19 team. This service is provided by Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust in partnership with the Hertfordshire Family Centre Service.

Your Public Health Nursing team will offer support with:
– Advice on childhood immunisations
– Emotional and mental health issues
– Long term and chronic health issues
– Toileting concerns
– Support for young carers
– Healthy eating and weight management.


School can complete a referral to the school nursing team for your child or see below you can make a self referral.


Self referrals:

Do you know you can make a referral for your child into your local school nursing service?

Just complete this referral form and submit when done.

Please contact us if you would like some advice from the school nursing team and advice around the referral process : 0300 123 7572.

When contacting this number choose the school nursing team in the area your child attends school.