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The season of hope

‘The press and media are always keen to hear about stories from the frontline … SAPHNA collates case studies that help us bring school nursing to life. So, please share the good work that you are...

A renewed focus on school nursing

‘School nurse leadership needs to be bold, constructively challenge and use evidence to support changes in practice.’ .

Safeguarding the safeguarders: Improving access to supervision

‘…school nurses are being asked to ‘park’ or ‘delay’ their critical safeguarding supervision due to pressures of work. Yet, these pressures are exactly why there is an even greater need for...

What added value can school nursing bring to integrated care systems?

‘School nursing services know only too well of the stark and widening health inequalities faced by our population with many giving much of their time over the summer to supporting access to health...

We owe it to ourselves to refill the empty cup

‘During the pandemic we have, whether personally and/or professionally, experienced some degree of trauma; in school nursing we have also lost many cherished colleagues…’ .

My experience of an alternative placement

‘Some of [Sharon White's] advice to newly qualified SCPHNs “get published – there will always be support from SAPHNA” and “keep shining”. .

School nursing: What's in a name?

‘Unless we are in the conversation and helping others to best understand our unique role, and therefore relevant standards, we run the risk of these and any review not being accurate’ .

How will you raise your school nursing roar?

‘…we cannot and must not ignore the stark and unnaceptable inequalities highlighted during the pandemic. We need to utilise this learning, reflect, analyse and change our models of practice to...

Using every opportunity to vaccinate children

‘…school and public health nurses are using this as an opportunity to reflect and build on best practice.’ .

Never more relevant, never more needed

‘Right now we need to amplify, celebrate and embrace our postgraduate public health nursing qualifications, experience, leadership, knowledge and skills and optimise its use; it has never been more...

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