Information for educational settings to help manage and maintain a healthy school and community.
School aged vaccinations
Dorset HealthCare delivers all the school-aged vaccinations through the school nursing team. This includes children who are home-schooled and in special educational needs settings.
Below are some helpful resources to keep pupils, staff and school communities healthy.
- Managing specific infectious diseases: A to Z - this useful A-Z provides advice on how settings can manage infectious diseases and when you should contact the UKHSA SW Health Protection Team. Most infections can be safely and effectively managed by settings.
- Winter readiness toolkit for educational settings - including recordings of health protection webinars, posters, leaflets and a range of other resources on topics such as Group A Strep, norovirus and respiratory infections.
- Schools can share NHS advice for parents on how to decide if children are too ill for school.
Mental Health in schools
Resources to support young people with mental health are available for schools and other settings. There are a range of services available to children and young people in Dorset.