School Clinics

School Nursing Drop-In Clinics

School Nursing run a confidential drop-in clinic for all Secondary aged pupils every Friday between 1000 and 1400 in the Secondary site Physio room. No appointment is needed. Parents can contact the School Nursing Service for advice and information any time on 01454 862442.

Paediatricians Clinics in school:

Dr Julianne Dare, Consultant Paediatrician, holds a morning clinic every 2nd Thursday of the month in school.

Approximately 80 Paediatrician clinic appointments are offered per year at New Siblands. It is very important to attend your appointments in school and if you cannot attend please let the bookings clerk know so they can offer that appointment to someone else on the waiting list. Parents do have to attend for the appointment to take place.

School Nurses are no longer involved in the Paediatrician’s clinics; Paediatricians now have their own clinic assistant who will attend the clinic to do heights and weights.

Community Eye Team

Orthoptic Clinics will be on the second Tuesday of the month with Julie Parker. The Optometrist will holds Optometry Clinics every term usually on a Thursday (please contact Kerry Purnell for more details). School Nurses are no longer involved in the Community Eye clinics.

Immunisation clinics

School immunisations occur in school and are delivered by the Sirona Immunisations Team throughout the year: You will be sent consent forms which need to be returned to school.

· Seasonal Influenza (‘Flu) Vaccine nasal spray will be available from October for all pupils up to and including those aged 17 years of age.

· Meningitis ACWY vaccine for all Year 9 pupils

· Tetanus, Diphtheria, Polio teenage booster for all Year 9 pupils

· HPV Preventing Cervical Cancer for all Year 8 and Year 9 pupils, first dose in year 8, second in year 9. This extends to boys from September 2019.

Special Needs Dentist

The School Health Nurse can make a referral to the Special Needs Dental Department in Yate if you would like to be seen there. The school does NOT have its own dentist but the Special Needs Dentist occasionally carries out Dental Screening. This is for statistical purposes only and does not include any treatment.

The Special Needs Dental Department in Yate do not send out 6 monthly reminders so you need to ensure that you make a future appointment before you leave the department.