School Nursing Service and Specialist Inclusive Learning Centre (SILC) Nurses
The School Nursing Service works with school-aged children (attending Leeds state schools or living in Leeds), their parents / carers, other health professionals, education staff and other agencies to promote the health and wellbeing of children and enable them to reach their full potential.
The service provides targeted support / advice and specialist support when required for school-aged children.
The service has 11 teams around the city.
Nurses are based in local health centres and clinics and visit the local schools regularly. Every school has a named School Nurse.
The Specialist Inclusive Learning Centres – SILCS - have nurses based at the 8 school sites and enable children with complex health needs to access education.
The teams are led by School Nurse Co-ordinators and made up of School Nurses, School Health Staff Nurses and Health Care Support Workers.
Referrals can be received from children, parents/carers and any other professional or agency by contacting the relevant school, health centre/clinic or via the contact information.
Click here for information on how to contact the School Nursing team