Havering school nursing service

Our School Nursing teams are made up of Administrators, Support workers, Community Staff Nurses and Specialist Community Public Health Nurses. We are split across 3 teams within the borough to help children and young people make the best possible start in life.

The School Nursing team work with children and families from aged 5 up to 19 years. The team work from health centre’s within the borough and work in partnership with their allocated schools. They work to provide a link between school, home and the community, with the main aim of improving health and wellbeing. We also have a specialist nurse (EOTAS Nurse) supporting Children and Young People who do not attend an education setting or attend alternative education provisions.

The school nursing service worked in partnership with children, young people and their families to ensure that children's health needs are supported within their school and their community. The teams provide support to schools, families and children, including those with disabilities and complex emotional needs, on a wide range of topics. 

These include:

  • Support on health lifestyles
  • Stopping smoking and obesity
  • Social education and citizenship
  • Carrying out development screening
  • Supporting / signposting children with medical needs such as asthma, diabetes, epilepsy to appropriate services
  • Early intervention for children and young people requiring emotional support

Contact your school nurse via the Duty Desk for any support you may require:


For schools in Harold Hill, Harold Wood, Collier Row & Rise Park

Harold Hill Health Centre
Gooshays Drive, Harold Hill

Telephone: 0300 300 1635
Confidential email: havering0-19SPA@nelft.nhs.uk

For schools in South Hornchurch, Rainham, Upminster & Cranham

South Hornchurch Health Centre
Southend Road
RM13 7XJ

Telephone: 0300 300 1635
Confidential email: havering0-19SPA@nelft.nhs.uk

For schools in Romford, Elm Park & Hornchurch

Romford Clinic
40 Main Road

Telephone: 0300 300 1635
Confidential email: havering0-19SPA@nelft.nhs.uk

Havering 5-19 EOTAS school nursing service

The Specialist EOTAS nurse oversees the delivery of the 5-19 Healthy Child Programme service supporting the health, emotional and wellbeing needs of Children and Young People who are Educated Other Than at School and who are not attending mainstream school. This cohort includes young people attending Alternative Education Provision in Havering, those children electively home educated and those receiving tuition not in a school setting.

They also support children missing from education to engage with an educational provision through referral and escalation to the Child Missing from Education (CME) team in Havering.

Contact Havering 0-19 Children’s Services single point of access — 0300 300 1635

Havering 0-19 School Nursing - Resources



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