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The School Based Youth Health Nurse Program

The School Based Youth Health Nurse Program

Rose Hargrave, the Youth Health Nurse is available on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday in A Block. Ms Hargrave can be contacted on 3327 1514

The Youth Health Nurse works with young people, school staff and parents to:
  • Promote health and wellbeing
  • Create a supportive, healthy school environment
  • Connect people with other support services

 

The Youth Health Nurse can provide health and wellbeing information about:

  • Health concerns
  • Relationship issues
  • Sexual health
  • Emotional health, stress, depression and anxiety
  • Puberty
  • Risk taking
  • Healthy eating, exercise, weight and eating problems
  • Or anything that affects health and wellbeing

Confidentiality

Young people have a right to confidentiality when accessing health services. As a health service provider, the Youth Health Nurse respects this, but there are some things which the nurse must refer, or act upon, such as information that puts a young person’s safety at risk.