The State Schools Nursing Service (SSNS) is provided in every region and is available to all Queensland state schools. Registered nurses can assist school staff to safely support students with specialised health needs in their education.
Nursing services include:
With student/parental consent, the State School Registered Nurses (SSRN) will collaborate with parents, key school staff, treating health and therapy personnel to achieve the best educational outcomes for students.
Refer to the State Schools Nursing Service - brochure 1.6M for more information.
Access this service by using the Student referral - request for nursing services form available within the Management of students with specialised health needs procedure .
A school staff member/coordinator familiar with the student's health needs should complete the referral form and ensure it is signed by the Principal (or delegated officer) and the parents/carers.
For any questions about services and referral, contact a registered nurse 1.6M based in your region.
This page was last reviewed on 28 Feb 2017
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