Nursing Service

I would like to take this opportunity to introduce myself as your NHS school nurse Kathy O’Connell, I’m in school regular but based at the Ridge Medical Practice. The community school nursing service is available for pupils and parents in school. The nurses are employed by the NHS and regularly visit school.

We provide a confidential service offering

  • general health advice and information
  • healthy eating and weight management
  • emotional wellbeing
  • behaviour advice
  • drug and alcohol information
  • sexual health information
  • immunisations and advice
  • support for young people with medical conditions
  • health promotion

Appointments are available

  • In school
  • In local health centres
  • At home

The community school nurse is available most Monday mornings during break time in the TIC TAC centre or appointments can be requested by students and parents by

  • Contacting Susanne Hale or a member of staff, the TIC TAC co-ordinator Janet Mordue
  • Or contacting the community school nurse service directly on  01274 221203