School Health Service

This School Health Service provides specialist nursing advice and support to children, young people and their families.

The service is delivered by Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust (CLCH).

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About the service

The School Health Service helps children and young people to develop the skills they need to manage the challenges they face in school, at home, in their personal lives or online.

The service focuses on:

  • Supporting children at risk
  • Supporting those experiencing emotional difficulties or mental health problems
  • Weight management and obesity prevention (includes the National Child Measurement Programme)
  • Building strong, supportive relationships with local schools
  • Close working with GPs and other health services, the Council, Achieving for Children and the voluntary sector

Healthy Child Programme

The School Health Service also delivers the Healthy Child Programme, which focuses on:

  • Safeguarding for children and young people
  • Promoting the service to children, young people and their families
  • Health assessments for children and young people at key transitional stages
  • Working to reduce ‘risky’ behaviours (including alcohol and drug use) and improve sexual health and relationship education
  • Developing a core personal, social, health education programme for schools
  • Supporting children with long-term conditions

Looking for advice

Visit Health Matters to get:

  • Your questions answered by a school nurse
  • Other health and wellbeing advice
  • Information and support for young people
  • Information for parents, carers and teachers


To find out more contact Richmond School Health Service by:

Telephone: 07984 573 620

Richmond School Health Service
Causeway House
13 The Causeway
TW11 0JR

Up to: Schools

Updated: 29 September 2022

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