Visiting Primary School Nurse Program

About this service

Provides a health assessment and information and advice about healthy behaviours. It also links children and families to community-based health and wellbeing services.

    • Service name

      Visiting Primary School Nurse Program

    • Service address

      Contact via child's primary school
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    • Phone

      8765 5600 or contact via child's primary school

    • Urgency levels

      Some Help, Just Curious

    • Service area

      Bayside City Council, City of Kingston, City of Glen Eira, City of Port Phillip, City of Stonnington

    • Service hours

      Various times - contact the child's primary school directly

    • Age group

      4 - 13 years

    • Additional age criteria

      Service for primary school aged children - 4.5 years to 13 years

    • Eligibility criteria

      All children are offered a health assessment through the distribution of a questionnaire in their prep year
      Children in grades 1 - 6 can be referred to the program with parent consent
      Service available in all public, catholic and independent schools

    • Service type

      INDIVIDUAL

    • Costs

      No Costs

    • Drop in service

      No

More information for teachers, wellbeing staff and service professionals

    • Participation length

      As required

    • Participation type

      Requires parent/carer consent

    • Secondary consult

      Yes

    • Staff profile

      Qualified staff

    • Who can refer

      Parents / Carers can refer through their child's local school
      School staff and teachers can refer with parents consent