School Nurse - Children and Family Health Team
Our School Nurse Bernie Hiles is based at Coppull Clinic and supports us here at Bishop Rawstorne. Bernie monitors health promotion, vision checks, hearing checks, signposting for referrals, growth checks support to parents and teachers and immunisations. Bernie works closely with many other professional agencies. These include: Education, Social Care, Children’s Centre’s, Voluntary Groups, GPs, Mental Health Services and Youth Connections.
Chorley West Child & Family Health Team
2 Springfield Road
We are based in the Health Centre at Coppull:
Student Medical Information & Updating Records
School holds certain medical information relating to students. Details regarding the administration of medication in school can be found in the following document. If your son/daughter is diagnosed with a new medical condition about which the school needs to be informed, please complete and return the Medical Information Update form (also available from school).
For information and advice about being healthy and looking after yourself, or if you need someone to talk to, you might find it helpful to look at the following websites:
Advice about sex and relationships. Tel: 0800 28 29 30
A website designed especially for young people. Contains information about puberty, sex and relationships.
NSPCC There for me - www.there4me.com
If you have worries or need advice, There4Me can help. The site is for all 12 to 16 year olds living in the UK. It's to help you find solutions to your problems.
Do you want help to stop smoking?
Contact the school nurse at Drop-In or try the Kids Against Tobacco Smoke website - www.roycastle.org/kats
A website from the Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation, especially for children, including information, games, and interactive sessions.
Drugs and Alcohol
Need some information or help with drugs? Talk To Frank - 0800 7766 000
Emotional Health and Wellbeing
A website especially to give help , support, and information to young people who know someone who has died.
The school has a zero tolerance policy of bullying.
Details of local sports clubs in the area can be found on Google.
Information for young people can also be gained on a variety of topics from:
Young Peoples Service: www.lancashire.gov.uk/yps
If you need advice, your School Nursing Team could help you with
- Health Advice
- Bullying Issues
- Emotional Wellbeing
- Healthy Eating
- Family Relationships
They can also give advice on a variety of issues, including:
- Stopping smoking
- Healthy living choices
- Weight and healthy eating
- Exam stress
- Personal safety
- Anger management
- Mental Health
- Medical concerns
- Bed wetting
- Sexual health and relationship advice
- Drugs and alcohol
SCHOOL NURSE MESSAGING SERVICE
There’s a new number for texting our school nurse from your mobile phone. ChatHealth, the school nurse messaging service, is confidential and available Monday to Friday from 9am to 4.45pm. You can message for advice on all kinds of health issues, like sexual health, relationships, emotional health and wellbeing, bullying, healthy eating and any general health concerns. Look out for more information around school. You can still get in touch with the school nurse in the same way as you might have done before, if you prefer.
The text number is