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Young people's expectations regarding their participation in the school nursing service.

Forkuo-Minka, Anthony; Kennedy, Catriona; Work, Fiona

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Anthony Forkuo-Minka

Fiona Work



Abstract

The school nursing service plays a crucial role to support young people to meet their health and wellbeing needs (e.g. personal and family illness, sexual health, puberty, and anxieties). Exploration of the experiences of young people regarding their participation in the school nursing service may inform its future development and better support for the health and wellbeing needs of young people. This article aims to outline the important of encouraging young people to participate in school nursing. It discusses legal texts, policy and practice context of the school nursing service, young people's rights to participation and enhanced health and wellbeing. The articles provide an overview of evidence demonstrate the gap in young people accessing the school nursing and draws on literature on how enhance the health and wellbeing needs of young people. The conclusion recaps the main points and identified impact.

Journal Article Type Article
Publication Date Jul 31, 2018
Journal British journal of school nursing
Print ISSN 1752-2803
Publisher Mark Allen Healthcare
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Volume 13
Issue 6
Pages 278-281
Institution Citation FORKUO-MINKA, A., KENNEDY, C. and WORK, F. 2018. Young people's expectations regarding their participation in the school nursing service. British journal of school nursing [online], 13(6), pages 278-281. Available from: https://doi.org/10.12968/bjsn.2018.13.6.278
DOI https://doi.org/10.12968/bjsn.2018.13.6.278
Keywords School nursing service; Development; Wellbeing; Young people

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