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School Nursing

Sandwell school health nurses provide services that are visible, accessible and confidential regardless of educational provision. The team delivers universal public health services and ensures early help and extra support is available to children and young people at the times when they need it. School health nurses provide support and advice for a wide variety of health needs and will signpost or refer on as appropriate.

The team comprises of a multidisciplinary workforce of an operational manager/clinical lead, team leaders, Band 6 school nurses, Band 5 staff nurses, healthcare support workers and admin support. There is a cluster of nurses allocated to each of the six Sandwell towns. All secondary school provisions have a named school health nurse.

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Clinical Lead/ Operations Manager
Shawinder Basra-Dhillon

Team Leaders
Heidi Ferrier-Hixon
Joanne Toovey

The Lyng Healthy Living Centre
Frank Fisher Way
West Bromwich
B70 7AW

Tel: 0121 612 2974


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