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Kidz First Public Health Nursing

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School Based Programs

Public Health Nurses are available to support schools and whanau in keeping students well.  Public Health Nurses offer the following nursing support:

  • Nursing assessments, treatment and referral on to other services for a variety of childhood health issues such as skin infections and hearing loss
  • Immunisation programmes including Year 7 (11 years old)
  • Ear health including Public Health Nurse Ear clinics
  • Enuresis programme (Ramsey Coote Bedpad Alarms)
  • New entrants to school assessments
  • Health-Promoting Schools' activities
  • Advice and health information

If you have any concerns about your child's health you can contact a Public Health Nurse through your school or directly to your closest office.  Click here for the contact numbers for the Public Health Nurse offices.

This page was last updated at 1:00PM on June 13, 2017.