Special school nursing

The special school nursing service provides specialist and holistic nursing care to those children with complex health needs and disabilities who attend special schools.

The service provides:

  • nursing assessment and care planning
  • acute nursing assessment and intervention as medical conditions change
  • emergency intervention i.e. seizure management

The service also provides on-site clinics for:

  • developmental reviews, ophthalmology, dental, nutrition, immunisations and opticians.
  • advice and liaison with parents, health professionals in the community, hospitals, social care, voluntary and educational professionals
  • wound care
  • administration of medicines
  • multi professional reviews
  • child in need meetings
  • child protection conferences
  • teaching of both staff and parents

Patient information

Contact our service in Waltham Forest

Chingford school nurses
Chingford health centre
109 York Road
E4 8LF

Comely Bank and St James school nurses
Comely Bank Clinic
46 Ravenswood Road
E17 9LY

Brookfield House School

Alders Avenue
Woodford Green

Tel: 020 8527 2464

William Morris School
Folly Lane
E17 5NT

Tel: 020 8503 222

Whitefield School
Macdonald Road
E17 4AZ

Tel: 020 8531 3426

Joseph Clarke School
Vincent Road
E4 9PP

Tel: 020 8523 4833

Opening times: 8:30-4:30 term time only


Referrals are automatically made to this service when children are accepted to special needs schools.