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About our Service:

Our aim is to improve and maintain the health of all school-aged children and young people, and to help them realise their potential in health and education.

  • Child protection and support for vulnerable children and families
  • Health needs assessment and review for all children in Primary 1, including growth measurement and vision screening if required
  • Promoting health lifestyles & healthy schools
  • Providing health information, advice and support about health issues such as diet and nutrition, physical activity, emotional well-being, sexual health, smoking, drugs and alcohol - signposting where to get further help or advice
  • Complex needs assessment and management
  • Liaising with education, general practitioners, paediatricians, health visitors, parents, social work and other agencies
  • Supporting school staff with health aspects of the curriculum
  • Drop in health clinics in each High School
  • Immunisation programmes
  • Involvement in individual health care plans for children and young people with complex medical conditions, administration of medication and facilitation of training for school staff

 

School Working Days Contact Details
Eyemouth High and Primaries Monday - Thursday 01890 750363
Berwickshire High School Thursday & Friday 01361 883373
Berwickshire Primaries - Duns, Chirnside , Swinton & Greenlaw Monday - Friday 01361 883373 or 01890 750363
Coldstream, Eccles, Leitholm, Berwickshire Primaries Monday - Thursday 01573 223001
Kelso High & Primaries Monday - Thursday 01573 223001
Jedburgh Grammar & Primaries Monday -Thursday  
Earlston High & Primaries Monday - Friday 01896 820564
Galashiels Academy & Primaries Monday - Thursday 01896 663780
Selkirk High & Primaries Monday - Wednesday 01750 23707
Hawick High & Primaries Tuesday - Thursday 01450 361000
Newcastleton Primary One day a fortnight 01450 376845
Peebles High & Primaries Monday, Tuesday & Friday 01721 726970