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:
Emotional health, stress, depression and anxiety
Healthy eating, exercise, weight and eating problems
Or anything that affects health and wellbeing.
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.