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Your School Nurse is available to your child and family from when they start school until they transition into adult services.

This means your School Nurse will be accessible and visible to children and young people through primary school to secondary school with the aim of promoting health and wellbeing of the school aged population.

Your School Nurse will support your child with any health issues when transitioning into adult services.

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Health Information Booklets

We know how important your child's health is to you.  The Child Health Programme is a great way to find out information that helps you to keep your child healthy. 

Health Assessment

Your child will be offered the opportunity for a routine health assessment when they start school in Reception and in Year 6. 

Visit our School Health Assessments page for more information.

If you need advice and support for your child’s health and wellbeing needs, please contact the Health Visitor and School Nurse advice line on 01872 324261.

Help Paying For Your Childcare 

Government help with childcare costs for parents. Whether you have toddlers or teens, you could get support.

Emotional Health and Wellbeing

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Share your views with us

Through listening and learning we will improve the quality of the service we provide and encourage good practice by our staff.

If you have been pleased with the care received by a member of staff from our service, let us know so that we may celebrate and learn from good and excellent practice.

Learning from Excellence – Feedback Form

If you are interested in being involved in focus groups please let us by emailing hvsnadvice@cornwall.gov.uk.

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Find out how we use your information to provide services

Compliments, comments and complaints

You can provide formal feedback on our service.

Work with us

If you are interested in a career in our service, please see our jobs and careers pages.

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Care Quality Commission

We are regulated by the Care Quality Commission.  Please visit their website for further information.Care Quality Commission website

 

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