The Evelina London school nursing service is working hard to raise the school nurse profile both within our local schools and the wider community. They hope to improve access to early help and support for health issues and concerns for young people. The service is harnessing the use of digital technology and have two digital platforms for young people and their parents and carers to use to get confidential advice and support about child health related issues. These include: emotional health, bedwetting, keeping healthy, sleep, dental health, growing up, support with medical conditions in school, and a range of adolescent topics.
ChatHealth is a messaging service for young people to receive confidential advice about health related issues. It's for young people attending school or living in Lambeth and Southwark aged 11-19 years. You can text during school holidays too. Find out more about the service and confidentiality on the Evelina London website. The ChatHealth number is 07507 332150. This is a text number only and cannot receive phone calls.
ParentLine is a messaging service for parents and carers of school aged children in Lambeth and Southwark. Parents and carers can message a school nurse to get confidential advice about their child's health related issues. School nurses work during school holiday periods, so you can get in touch then too. Find out more about the service and confidentiality on the Evelina London website. The ParentLine number is 07520 631 130. This is a text number only and cannot receive phone calls.
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