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In this section you can catch up on all the latest news from SAPHNA and around the profession.

Supporting Homeless Young People & Families - Association for Young People's Health

Cherylynn Wray - Tuesday, October 16, 2018 -

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RCN - Health Needs In Schools And Community Settings

Cherylynn Wray - Tuesday, July 24, 2018 -

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Sources of Resilience and their Moderating Relationships with Harms from Adverse Childhood Experiences

Cherylynn Wray - Thursday, January 25, 2018 -   Read More

NICE Guideline 69 - Eating Disorders: Recognition and Treatment

Cherylynn Wray - Monday, May 29, 2017 -

This guideline covers assessment, treatment, monitoring and inpatient care for children, young people and adults with eating disorders. It aims to improve the care people receive by detailing the most effective treatments for anorexia nervosa, binge eating disorder and bulimia nervosa.

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Consultation on Guidance on Healthcare Needs in Schools

Cherylynn Wray - Tuesday, January 31, 2017 -

This consultation seeks views on the draft guidance on Healthcare in Schools in Scotland. The guidance will support health boards and schools in the delivery of healthcare support to pupils who need support as a result of a healthcare need. The guidance has been developed in partnership with a range of key stakeholders including representatives from education and health services, specific healthcare organisations, and parents and carers.


Closes 24 April 2017

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Health Needs for Looked After Children

Cherylynn Wray - Tuesday, December 20, 2016 -   Read More

Improving Oral Health Supervised Tooth Brushing Programme Toolkit

Cherylynn Wray - Tuesday, December 20, 2016 -

A toolkit to support commissioning of supervised tooth brushing programmes in early years settings and schools.  Although the retur on investment has been conducted for 0-5 HV services, intelligent assumptions can be based on these in terms of the ROI for school nursing services too. Really useful to inform, debate, agree commissioning of services.

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Launch Of The SAPHNA Young Peoples Nutritional Health Champion Training

Cherylynn Wray - Sunday, November 27, 2016 -

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Sport For Children With A Learning Disability, How Can The School Nurse Help?

Cherylynn Wray - Sunday, November 06, 2016 -

How can school nurses support children with learning disabilities play sport? Pauline Watts offers her views:

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Emotional Health And Wellbeing And Complex Needs

Cherylynn Wray - Sunday, November 06, 2016 -

Jill Beswick - how school nurses support children and young people with emotional health & wellbeing and complex needs 
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