School And Public Health Nurses Association




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

Keeping Children Safe in Education

Cherylynn Wray - Tuesday, September 04, 2018 -

Statutory guidance for schools and colleges on safeguarding children and safer recruitment.

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Working Together To Safeguard Children (July 2018)

Cherylynn Wray - Monday, July 23, 2018 -

A guide to inter-agency working to safeguard and promote the welfare of children.

This document replaces Working Together to Safeguard Children (2015).





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Role of School Nurses in Safeguarding

Cherylynn Wray - Tuesday, January 31, 2017 -

The role of the school nurse in safeguarding children and young people: a survey of current practice


Research is being undertaken to investigate the contribution of school nurses to the safeguarding of children and young people and their families.

Please encourage School Nurses to complete this survey and contribute towards the study:    Read More

Safeguarding Pressures Phase 5

Cherylynn Wray - Tuesday, December 20, 2016 -

The Association of Directors of Children’s Services (ADCS) Safeguarding Pressures research has provided evidence of trends in safeguarding activity and the provision of services to children and their families based on information from local authorities in five phases spanning 2007/8 to 2015/16. Phase 5 brings the evidence base up to date in the current context in which children’s services are operating.

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Time To Listen: A Joined Up Response To Child Sexual Exploitation And Missing Children

Cherylynn Wray - Saturday, October 22, 2016 -   Read More

Childrens Commissioners Lightening Review Of School Nursing

Sharon White - Monday, September 12, 2016 -

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Child Sexual Exploitation - See Me Hear Me

Sharon White - Thursday, August 18, 2016 -

A wealth of useful resources to support school and public health nurses in their work to safeguard children and young people from child sexual exploitation.  Read More

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