Special School Nursing Newsletter Autumn 23

Our Special School Nursing Team continue to work across the Greenwich and Bexley Special Schools.

The current Team comprises of Nurses, Nursery Nurses, and Health Care Assistants.

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Staffing Update

Welcome to our new nurses: Nadine Coleman, Band 5 and Alison Camden, Band 7.

Congratulations to Madeleine Langford-Foster on her promotion to a band 8a.

Natalie Troy, (Continence Advisor), will be joining the mainstream continence service on the 12.10.23. Natalie will continue to provide continence advice for our service users until a replacement advisor for the special schools is in place.

Lesley Carey, Nursery Nurse, will be retiring from our service at the end of the year, and we wish her all the very best.

Nursing continues to provide many services including: Phlebotomy, continence advice, annual nursing reviews, weights and heights, support for parents/carers and pupils, health assessments, health promotion, devising and updating care plans and hospital passports, safeguarding, collaborate working with education, allied health professionals, and parents/carers.

The Special School Nursing Team support with sharing hospital passports for 14yrs to 18yrs as to ensure that hospital visits and any transition to hospital is effective.

To continue to maintain nursing standards, we are making good use of our new purpose-built training simulation suite at our Goldie Leigh base, to ensure the highest training standards are achieved and maintained for all our staff and parents alike.