School nurses should teach sex education
- Lack of commitment to the young. // Therapy Today;May2010, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p5
This article reveals that Personal Social Health and Economic Education is not mandatory in British schools as a result of the elimination of some parts of the Children, Schools and Family Bill.
- Weekly Statutory Instruments. // Education Parliamentary Monitor;1/12/2015, Issue 683, p1
This section lists the statutory instruments published in Great Britain in early January 2015 including The School Governance (Roles, Procedures and Allowances) (England) Regulations 2013 and The Education (National Curriculum) (Attainment Targets and Programs of Study) (England) Order 2013.
- Sex continues to dominate the education debate. // Education (14637073);2/26/2010, Issue 384, p3
The article reports on legislation which was passed in 2010 in Great Britain and requires all schools, including religious schools to teach sex education objectively, and discusses the role that the Catholic Church played in the passage of the legislation.
- RCN publishes new guidance to support children with diabetes. // Primary Health Care;Oct2009, Vol. 19 Issue 8, p5
The article announces the publication of the guidance "Supporting Children and Young People With Diabetes: Guidance for Nurses in Schools and Early Years Settings" by the Royal College of Nursing. The guidance requires schools in Great Britain to allow every child with diabetes to participate in...
- Academies Bill (Day 2). // Children's Services Parliamentary Monitor;Jul2010, Issue 45, p627
The article reports on the second day of the Report Stage of the Academies Bill in the House of Lords of Great Britain. Baroness Joan Walmsley proposed academies to comply with the provisions of the Education Act 2002, Education and Inspections Act 2006 and the Apprenticeships, Skills, Children...
- School nurses overworked. Croghan, Emma // British Journal of School Nursing;Sep2009, Vol. 4 Issue 7, p316
The author reflects on the findings of the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) survey which show that school nurses suffer from heavy workloads and the lack of access to professional training needed for their job in Great Britain. She states that these heavy workloads come from a wide variety of...
- School nursing in the UK: Where are we now? Smith, Fiona // British Journal of School Nursing;Sep2009, Vol. 4 Issue 7, p351
The article compares some of the findings of the surveys conducted by the Royal College of Nursing in 2005 and 2009 on the role of school nurses and their working conditions in Great Britain. The 2005 survey found that there were 14 schools to each full-time qualified school nurse which...
- School nurses say financial strife will jeopardise 2010 deadline. Harrison, Sarah // Nursing Standard;4/5/2006, Vol. 20 Issue 30, p8
The article reports on school nurses' reaction to the promise made by the British government to provide one school nurse for every secondary school and cluster of primaries in England by year 2010. Delegates at the Royal College of Nursing school nurses' annual conference doubted that the...
- School nurses urged to take on a wider public health role. // Nursing Standard;3/25/2009, Vol. 23 Issue 29, p11
The article reports that Great Britain's Royal College of Nursing adviser Fiona Smith has urged school nurses to take on a wider public health role to keep children safe and healthy. Smith advised nurses to lobby local authorities on planning issues which involve traffic safety and fast food...