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School Nursing Service

The School Nurse service is available for any child, young person and their family aged 4 - 19 years.

School Nurses work in collaboration with schools, GP’ s youth services and many other community services to support the needs of children, young people and their families

Every school has a named School Nurse .You can ask the School Nurse anything:  if they can’t help you they will try and find someone who can. The School Nurse can also listen to you if you are worried about being hurt by someone you know or who lives with you.

What we do?

  • We work in Close Partnership with other organisations as well as Health and Education such as Children’s and Young Peoples Services, Private and Voluntary Organisations. 
  • We undertake Health Assessments for Looked After Children and referrals as appropriate. 
  • We offer support, advice and guidance to other professionals and parents on a variety of topics to do with health and wellbeing. 
  • We have a key role in Safeguarding vulnerable children and young people including children and young people who have special needs and who have been excluded from mainstream education. 
  • We offer training to staff and parents on how to manage specific health needs in school. 
  • We offer first level support in Child and Adolescent Mental Health issues and refer on as necessary. 
  • We have a key role in Public Health and contribute to the local and national programmes such supporting smoking cessation, tackling obesity, reducing teenage pregnancies, delivering immunisation programmes and much more... 


Where are they based?

There are 22 integrated children and family health teams who are based across Lancashire

How you get an appointment?

You can telephone the School Nursing team to get an appointment or you can get more information from Schools, GP and Youth services.


The School Nursing service also offers a School Nurse messaging service which gives access to confidential health advice for young people aged 11-19 years within 1 working day. This can be accessed by texting 07507330509 for any students who live in Blackburn & Darwen and  07507330510 for students who live in any other area of Lancashire.

Contact your local team

Burnley, Pendle, Rossendale, Hyndburn and Ribble Valley

Burnley Central Team

St Peter's HC, Church St, Burnley BB11 2DL
Tel: 01282 628 349   

Burnley East Team

The Chai Centre, Hurtley St, Burnley BB10 1PD
Tel: 01282 628 267

Burnley West Team

The Fold, 2-8 Venice Avenue, Burnley BB11 5JX
Tel: 01282 628 660

Pendle North Team

Colne Children’s Centre, , 1st Floor, Walton Street, Colne BB8 0EL
Tel: 01282 628 067/8

Pendle South Team

Yarnspinners Health Centre, Carr Road, Nelson BB9 7SR
Tel: 01282 628 471     

Rossendale East Team

Bacup Health Centre, Irwell Mill
Rochdale Road, Bacup 0L13 9NR
Tel: 01282 628 260

Hyndburn South/Rossendale West Team

Dearden House, 16 Deardengate, Haslingden, Rossendale BB4 5QJ
Tel: 01282 628 620     

Hyndburn Central Team

2nd Floor, The Mount, Whalley Road, Accrington, BB5 5DE
Tel: 01254 283 960

Ribble Valley Team

Pimlico Road, Clitheroe, BB7 2BL
Tel: 01254 283 961

Central & West Lancashire

Preston West

Fulwood Clinic (Fulwood, Ingol), 4 Lytham Road, Fulwood, Preston PR2 8JB
Tel: 01772 777235

Preston East

Ribbleton Clinic (Ribbleton, Longridge), Langden Drive, Ribbleton, Preston PR2 6HT
Tel: 01772 777461

Preston Central

Avenham Health Centre (Avenham, Saul St), Avenham Lane, Preston PR1 3RG
Tel: 01772 777269

South Ribble East

Bamber Bridge, Bamber Bridge Clinic (Bamber Bridge, Clayton Brook, Walton-Le-Dale), School Lane, Bamber Bridge, Preston PR5 6QE
Tel:  01772 644176            

Chorley East

Chorley Health Centre (Chorley, Withnell), Collison Avenue, Chorley PR7 2TH
Tel:  01772 644 706            

South Ribble West

Yewlands Drive Clinic (Leyland, Euxton), Yewlands Drive, Leyland PR25 2EB
Tel: 01772 644114                   

West Lancashire East

Ashurst Health Centre (Ashurst, Birley Wood), Lulworth, Ashurst, Skelmersdale WN8 6QS
Tel:01695 684200

West Lancashire West

Hants Lane Clinic (Hants Lane, Sandy Lane, Burscough), Hants Lane, Ormskirk L39 1PX
Tel: 01695 684235

Chorley West

Coppull Clinic (Coppull, Tarleton, Eccleston, Adlington), 2 Springfield Road, Coppull, Chorley PR7 5EJ
01772 644740

Blackburn with Darwen

Darwen and Rural Team

Darwen Children’s Centre, Lord Street, Darwen, BB3 0HD
Tel: 01254 283 490

Blackburn East Team

Audley Children’s Centre, 185-187 Pringle Street, Blackburn, BB1 1SF
Tel: 01254 283 699

Blackburn West Team

Higher Croft Children’s Centre, Fishmoor Drive, Blackburn, BB2 3UY
Tel: 01254 283 030

Blackburn North Team

Little Harwood Children’s Centre, Robinson Street, Blackburn, BB1 5PE
Tel: 01254 283 060