Information from School Nursing Team at Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust
The School Nurse team at the Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust has adapted ways of supporting young people during this time and wish to advise you their social media accounts. They have introduced a new Instagram account for secondary school aged children and will post advice and support specific to teen health: teenhealth.hct
There is also an Instagram account for parents and families hct_schoolnursing which provides up to date health information/resources. There is also a twitter account HCT_SchoolNurse
Young people can access ChatHealth a confidential text messaging service providing support for 11-19 year olds run by the School Nurse team. Providing confidential advice on issues such as emotional health & well-being, relationships, sexual health & healthy eating to name a few. The text number is 07480635050.
We are continuing one to one tier 1 work with children and young people to support their emotional health & well-being via video calls. Parents and professionals can refer via https://www.hct.nhs.uk/our-services/school-nursing/
Our duty School Nurse line is also available Monday to Friday 9am-5pm on 03001237572