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School Nurse

 

 Kay Thompson

As the school nurse, I work in the school but I am employed by Sunshine Coast Health Services District.
 
The School Based Health Nurse works with students, school staff and parents to - address concerns or problems about health and well being  create a more supportive, healthy school environment (a health promoting school) connect people to other support services inside and outside the school.
 
The Youth Health Nurse can see young people in private to discuss-
 health concerns
 relationships
 personal and family problems
 smoking, alcohol or drug use
 sexual health
 healthy skin
 feeling unhappy or stressed
 puberty, growing up
 healthy eating, exercise, weight and eating problems
 getting in touch with the right service
 anything that affects health and well being

Contact Details
I am at school each Monday to Friday and available on 54722258
 
Links/Wellbeing Resources
 
Websites
 
 
 
 
 
Addiction:
 
Books
 
Raising a Secure Child by Kent Hoffman, Glen Cooper & Bert Powell with Christine M. Benton
 
Bullying:
Bully Blocking by Evelyn M Field
 
Girls:
Girls stuff by Kaz Cooke
 
Boys:
Boys Adrift by Leonard Sax
 
Mental Wellbeing:
Changing your thinking by Sarah Edelman