School nurse numbers must increase to meet SRE needs
- School nurse vision avoids staff shortage. Wild, Sarah // Independent Nurse;3/19/2012, p13
The author reflects on Great Britain's vision and model for school nursing which centered on the need for school nurses to embrace new technology while ignoring workforce issues including warnings from frontline staff that the ratio of qualified school nurses to pupils is unacceptably high.
- Delayed school nurse vision ignores workforce shortages. Parr, Chris // Independent Nurse;3/19/2012, p5
The article cites the lack of vision in the recruitment drive for school nurses despite figures suggesting that there are only 1,104 school nurses for England's 3,000 secondary schools as it cites recommendations that there should be a full-time school nurse for every secondary school.
- Schools feeling pinch of nursing shortage. Schliesman, Kyle // Inside Tucson Business;01/29/2001, Vol. 10 Issue 45, p15
Reports on the impact of nursing shortage on local need for in-school health care in Tucson, Arizona. Difficulty facing the Tucson Unified School District; Comparison of the work hours in schools and hospitals; Eligibility requirements; Key responsibilities.
- Debate continues over need for statutory PSHE curriculum. Hayward, Melanie // British Journal of School Nursing;Jun2011, Vol. 6 Issue 5, p248
The article focuses on the need for provision of statutory personal, social, health and economic education (PSHE) with sex and relationship education (SRE) to students, as demonstrated by a bill presented by Nadine Dorries, a Conservation Member of Parliament (MP). It also discusses importance...
- School nursing, a priority for child-centred public health. Coates, Maggie // British Journal of School Nursing;Nov2011, Vol. 6 Issue 9, p439
This article relates to school nursing in the north east of England. It describes an evaluation of the public health role of the school nurse and explores current practice. It highlights some of the difficulties this group of practitioners encounter in terms of their public health role. It also...
- SAPHNA: Raising the Profile of School and Public Health Nurses. Upson, Elaine // British Journal of School Nursing;Jul2011, Vol. 6 Issue 6, p306
The article offers information on the debate regarding sex and relationship education (SRE) bill in Great Britain. According to politician Chris Bryant, SRE needs to be a part of Personal, Social and Health Education (PSHE) curriculum which should be taught to girls and boys aged 13-16. However,...
- School nursing the QK way. Streeting, Jessica // Community Practitioner;Nov2013, Vol. 86 Issue 11, p42
The article talks about school nursing at Quintin Kynaston (QK) school, analysing the school life and the health aspects. Topics include the school being build around a tree in 1960s, and Jo Shuter, head teacher inspired the undertaking of the QK project of public health in school life. Also...
- Developing life skills: The importance of PSHE and SRE. Voogd, Caroline // British Journal of School Nursing;May2014, Vol. 9 Issue 4, p186
The article reports on an inquiry opened by the Education Select Committee in Great Britain concerning effective personal, social, health and economic education (PSHE) and sex and relationships education on children and young people. The reluctance of schools to allocate time slots to PSHE is...
- Interview: How can we win the numbers game? Hunt, Louise // Community Practitioner;Dec2011, Vol. 84 Issue 12, p20
An interview with Dame Liz Fradd, head of the health visitor implementation taskforce, is presented. She discusses the role of the taskforce in implementation plan. She emphasizes that the role is to build confidence into the system and they are committed to the implementation plan objectives....