School nurses provide a Young People's Clinic in most secondary schools which is a 'drop in' service provision and is often the first point of contact for children, young people and parents or carers needing health advice.  The clinics provide and easy access to a confidential, non-judgemental and young person centred service.

The team go through a rigorous consultation process with school managers, parents and young people to ensure the clinic meets the needs of the young people.  Clinics can offer a range of services including:

  • Health information

  • Signposting to other services

  • Sexual health services

  • Mental health services

  • Sexual health services

  • Mental health

  • Alcohol/Smoking/Substance misuse

  • Healthy lifestyles