Headteacher: Paul Mashinter, Carr Green Lane, Brighouse, West Yorkshire HD6 3LT
The school nursing service in Calderdale, provided by Locala Community Partnerships will focus on: “Identifying health needs, managing long and short term conditions in education settings for children and young people aged 5 to 19 years”.
Locala is proud to be delivering the school nursing service in Calderdale. There will be some changes but largely the team will remain the same, and will work alongside the highly regarded Locala school nursing team already established in Kirklees, which includes two Queens Nurses.
The service will respond to local need, and work with other professionals and support schools to manage the wellbeing of pupils by:
There have been a few changes made by the commissioners of this service (Calderdale Public Health) to the activity of the service. There will now be a focus on:
This change in focus means there a number of activities that will no longer be provided by the School Nursing Service. These are:
Locala will provide a fair and equal service that enables children and young people to access help in ways that are appropriate to their needs, with due respect to their age, gender, culture or race, religion, sexual orientation, learning needs, physical and emotional abilities and those of their parents or carers.
The Calderdale School Nursing team can be contacted on 030 3330 9974. The School Nursing staff are available Monday to Friday between 2pm-5pm. If you leave your contact details and availability with the administration team on the above number, a member of the team will return your call.