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The school based youth health nurse program

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Rose Hargrave, the Youth Health Nurse is available on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday in A Block. Ms Hargrave can be contacted on (07) 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.

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Last reviewed 21 December 2018
Last updated 21 December 2018