Chapter 11. School Nursing

  1. David Sines Professor Executive Dean2,
  2. Mary Saunders Head2 and
  3. Janice Forbes-Burford Manager3
  1. Maxine Jameson Senior Lecturer2 and
  2. Val Thurtle Programme Director1

Published Online: 27 OCT 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444316247.ch11

Community Health Care Nursing, Fourth Edition

Community Health Care Nursing, Fourth Edition

How to Cite

Jameson, M. and Thurtle, V. (2009) School Nursing, in Community Health Care Nursing, Fourth Edition (eds D. Sines, M. Saunders and J. Forbes-Burford), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444316247.ch11

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Faculty of Health & Social Care, London South Bank University, London, UK

  2. 3

    NHS South West, Essex, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Public Health Nursing, School of Health and Social Care, University of Reading, Berkshire, UK

  2. 2

    Faculty of Health & Social Care, London South Bank University, London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 OCT 2009
  2. Published Print: 15 MAY 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405183406

Online ISBN: 9781444316247

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Keywords:

  • school nursing;
  • school nursing - forefront of policy change in UK;
  • placing education high on agenda;
  • emphasis on public health for school health;
  • education and training;
  • public health role of in-school nurse;
  • search for health needs;
  • facilitation of health-enhancing activities;
  • influence on policies affecting health;
  • mental health – specific issue

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Children as the future

  • Placing education high on the agenda

  • Emphasis on public health for school health

  • Establishing the number of school nurses

  • Education and training

  • The future

  • The public health role of the in school nurse

  • Leadership and organisation

  • Mental health – a specific issue

  • The need for marketing

  • Conclusion

  • References