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Who we are

We are part of the integrated 0-19 team working in conjunction with the Health Visiting team

Each school has a named school nurse who work together with the wider team to deliver the Healthy Child Programme to children aged 4 to 19 years within Sefton.

The team consists of school nurses (some of whom hold a specialist practitioner qualification), community staff nurses, clinical and administrative support workers

As a team we offer:

  • Advice, information and support on all aspects of health and wellbeing encompassing both physical and emotional health
  • A health needs assessment in the form of the Lancaster model online questionnaire which is completed by parents of reception aged children and pupils in years 6, 9 and 11. (Letters will be sent to parents during the school year to inform them of when these will be completed)
  • Health screening for all reception aged children which includes height, weight, vision and hearing
  • The National Childhood Measurement Programme (height and weight measurement) is offered to all pupils in Reception and Year 6
  • Annual health assessments for looked after children
  • Support for young carers
  • We play an active role in safeguarding vulnerable children and young people.
  • We work with families, children and young people and can offer health assessment, targeted interventions and further referrals according to needs identified.

Sefton has seven geographical 0-19 teams based on six office sites. Below are details of which team covers, which school. Each School Health Team has responsibility for all school age children who attend school in the geographical area of Sefton referred to below. Please use this information to identify which team to contact using the telephone number and/or address provided.

  • Bootle 0-19 covers: All Saints, Bedford, Christchurch, Hillside High, Hugh Baird Studio School and Sixth Form, Lander Road, Linacre, Our Lady Star of Sea, St. Elizabeth's, St. Monica's, St. Phillips (Bootle) and Thomas Gray.
  • Feelgood 0-19 covers: English Martyrs, Grange, Hatton Hill, Hawthorne's High, Holy Spirit, Litherland High, Litherland Moss, Netherton Moss, Our Lady Queen of Peace, Our Lady of Walsingham, Rowan High/Park, Savio High, Springwell Park, St. Benedict's, St. Oswalds and St. Robert Bellarmine.
  • Formby 0-19 covers: Ainsdale St. John's, Clarence High, Freshfield, Formby High, Kingsmeadow, Merefield, Our lady of Compassion, Range High, Redgate, Shoreside, St. Jeromes , St. Lukes, Trinity St. Peters and Woodlands.
  • Hampton Road 0-19 covers: Birkdale High, Birkdale Primary, Christ The King, Farnborough, Greenbank High, Kew Woods, Linaker, Our Lady of Lourdes, St. Phillips (Southport) and St. Teresa's infants Infants.
  • Hoghton Street 0-19 covers: Churchtown, Bishop David Shepherd, Holy Family, Holy Trinity, Larkfield, Marshside Primary, Meols Cop High, Norwood, Peter House, Prestfield, Stanley High, St John's C of E Primary and St. Patricks.
  • Maghull 0-19 covers: Aintree Davenhill, Deyes High, Greenpark, Holy Rosary, Hudson, Lydiate Primary, Maghull High, Maricourt High, Melling, Northway, St. Andrews, St. Georges, St. Gregory's, St. John Boscoe, St. Thomas and Summerhill.
  • Prince Street 0-19 covers: Chesterfield High, Crosby High, Forefield Infant School, Forefield Junior School, Great Crosby, Holy Family High, Merchants Boys High, Merchants Girls High, Merchant's Prep, Newfield, Olsen House, Rimrose Hope, Sacred Heart High, Stanfield,  St. Edmonds & Thomas, St. Johns Waterloo, St. Luke's Halsall, St. Mary's High, St. Michaels High, St. Nicholas, St. William of York, The Mount, Ursuline, Valewood and Waterloo Primary. 

Bootle 0-19 team

Bootle Health Centre
Park Street
L20 3RF

Tel: 0151 247 6354

Feelgood 0-19 team

Switch House
First Floor, Suite B 
Northern Perimeter Road
L30 7PT 

Tel: 0151 247 6354

Formby 0-19 team

Formby Clinic
Philips Lane
L37 4AY

Tel: 0151 247 6354

Hampton Road 0-19 team

Hampton Road Clinic
156 Hampton Road

Tel: 0151 247 6354

Hoghton Street 0-19 team

Hampton Road Clinic
156 Hampton Road

Tel: 0151 247 6354

Maghull 0-19 team

Switch House
First Floor, Suite B 
Northern Perimeter Road
L30 7PT 

Tel: 0151 247 6354

Prince Street 0-19 team

Prince Street Clinic
Prince Street
L22 5PB

Tel: 0151 247 6354

We deliver support, advice and interventions to children, young people, families and schools within Sefton.

We strive to promote and protect health and to prevent ill health by delivering a high quality service, which is responsive to local need. This is achieved through working collaboratively with our partner agencies including schools, Children’s Centres, statutory and voluntary agencies.
In addition, we work closely with schools to develop health policies and promote good health and attendance, by supporting them in delivering information to pupils on a wide range of health related subjects, both within lessons and at health events.
If your child has a medical need, we are here to support you and the school in completing a health care plan. We will also offer assessment and ongoing support through early help and intervention services.
We provide information and advice on a wide range of health related topics including:

  • ADHD
  • Alcohol
  • Allergy
  • Anxiety
  • ASD
  • Asthma
  • Bed wetting
  • Behaviour management
  • Bereavement
  • Bullying
  • Constipation
  • Dental health and hygiene
  • Drugs
  • Eczema
  • Eating disorders
  • Emotional health
  • Epilepsy
  • Head lice
  • Healthy eating
  • Healthy lifestyle
  • Immunisations
  • Infectious diseases
  • Overweight and obesity
  • Physical activity
  • Puberty
  • Self-harm
  • Sexual health
  • Sleep problems
  • Smoking

If you have any health concerns for your child please contact your school nurse to discuss these further. We will offer advice and support and can make further referrals if required.

Schools, Children’s Services, Specialist Nurses, Enhanced Services Team, GP's, Children’s Centres, Active Sefton.

We also work alongside the Immunisation Team, delivering immunisations to children and young people in accordance with the UK schedule.

You can either contact us by telephone on the clinic numbers stated, attend a drop-in at school or be referred via your GP.

We have introduced a quick and easy way for young people in to get in touch with their school nurse.

Did you know you can now send a message to your school nurse for confidential help and advice? If you are aged 11 to 19 and live in Sefton and are worried about your health and wellbeing, you can send a confidential and anonymous message to get advice about all kinds of things like emotional health, sexual health, relationships, alcohol and drugs and bullying.

To start a chat with your school nurse, just send a message to 07312 263 291

So how does it work?

When you send a message, you’ll get confirmation that your message has been received. A trained healthcare professional will reply to your message between 9am and 4.30pm and within 24 working hours at most.

What if it’s urgent?

If you need urgent help, you should visit an NHS walk-in centre or call NHS 111. In an emergency, dial 999 or go to A&E. For more information, or to start a chat go to

To read more about the ChatHealth service in Sefton, read the press release.