School nursing


The school nursing service is a workforce of specialist community public health nurses who co-ordinate public health interventions for school age children. 

The team works in local schools and the community.

The team offers:

  • Drop-in sessions
  • National screening programmes
  • Work with individual children who have complex or special needs

The team works in partnership with children, their families, schools as well as other agencies and local services.

Immunisation team

The team provides routine and follow up immunisations according to national schedules to children and young people five to 16 years.

Teams of nurses deliver the universal schools immunisation programme in secondary schools or at community clinics.



Contact information

The team welcomes professional liaison.


School Nursing Central Team

12-18 Lennard Road



Tel: 020 8274 6391/6320 for North Croydon Team and 0208 714 2560 for South Croydon Team.


School Nursing

Croydon Health Services

Broad Green Centre

1-13 Lodge Road



Tel: 020 8274 6580


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