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How the School Nurse can help you

Help Guides from the School Nurse

Chat Health

This is an anonymous, safe and secure messaging system, where School Nurses provide confidential help and advice for young people aged 11-19 and for parents of 0-19s.  This is known as ChatHealth.

The phone number for Parents and Carers of children aged 5-19 is 07480 635944

The phone number for Young People aged 11-19 is 07507 330101

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Healthier Families

The School Health Team can:

  • Promote healthy eating by providing advice and support such as packed lunch policy, healthy break time provision (Warrington’s Tasty Tuck Award);
  • Signpost children and families into the Warrington 0-19 services ‘Healthier families Warrington’ programme for children, young people and families  
  • work with the whole family, to offer additional support where appropriate.

Healthier Families Warrington – Warrington’s 0-19 service healthy lifestyle services for children, young people and families - Bridgewater Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust is delivering a digital healthy weight 8 week programme for three different ages:

  1. Under 5’s
  2. Primary school children
  3. Secondary school children

The programme is the same format for all ages but will have different content based on the different ages. 


  • Week 1 – Intro to programme. Vitamins/Milk. Fussy Eating -Home
  • Week 2 – 5 main food groups.  Portion sizes - Home
  • Week 3 – Healthy Balanced diet.  Fast food v fresh food - Online
  • Week 4 – Reading food labels - Online
  • Week 5 – Sugars/Fats - Online
  • Week 6 – Mealtimes - Online
  • Week 7 – Oral Health - Online
  • Week 8 – Measurements, review and assess – Home

Each week will have a goal, a PowerPoint on that week’s theme, an exercise video demonstrating a simple exercise for that week, links to recipes, BDA fact sheets etc and an activity for the week – guess which drink has the highest amount of sugar etc.

Rolling programme accessible 52 weeks a year with minimal wait time.

Children and families can be referred by their GP and other health professionals using existing 0-19 referral processes or parents can self-refer into via email to bchft.0to19@nhs.net

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