Most schools have a designated public health nurse who visits on a regular basis.
Schooling is important and children learn best when they are healthy. Public health nurses can help children, their families, whanau and teachers with:
The public health nurse can help if you have any concerns about your child’s health and development such as:
Public health nurses are required to work in accordance with the Privacy Act 1993 and Section 125 of the Health Act.
8am - 4.30pm Monday-Friday (excluding public holidays)
Your public health nurse can be contacted through the school office or:
Referrals to the public health nurses are usually through GPs/family doctors, other health professionals, social agencies or school staff.