Who we are

We are a team of multiskilled professionals dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of school aged children living in Medway. Our School Health team is made up of; Specialist School Nurses, School Staff Nurses, Emotional Wellbeing Practitioners, Specialist learning Disability Nurses, Safeguarding Nurses and National Child Measurement Programme  practitioners. We offer support to children and families at school, in homes, clinic settings and in the community 

What we do

The School Health team is focussed on promoting the health and wellbeing of School aged children living in Medway. We can offer support and advice on many areas including:

  • Healthy lifestyles and growth
  • emotional wellbeing
  • Toileting
  • Sleep
  • Behaviour
  • Managing long term conditions and complex needs in school 
  • Healthy relationships
  • puberty and growing up
  • staying safe and much more.

We have a good working relationship with other services in Medway and can help signpost and refer you to services to better meet your child’s needs. 

How can I access the services

If you would like to refer a school aged child to our service, please complete and return our referral. 

All referral forms should be completed and forwarded to medch.childrenscommunity@nhs.net

Contact us on 0300 123 3444 (option 4) if you have any questions.

If you have an urgent concern for the health and wellbeing of a child, please consult your GP/ attend A&E. You can also call 999 in an emergency or 111.