When establishing an effective School Based Health Centre, regardless of location or decile rating, this section provides basic generic information and templates to guide you in the development of tools to enhance the efficiency of the services you provide.

Youth Health Care in Secondary Schools: A framework for continuous quality improvement HERE

This is a practical tool to assist those planning, funding or providing primary health care services in secondary schools to continuously improve the quality of those services.

The aim is to improve the health of youth, both as individuals and as a population, by guiding school-based health services to adopt organisational structures and processes that are effective for youth. This document provides a framework for better practice in the form of a set of principles, self-assessment checklists of quality indicators and practical strategies. The next edition will also provide case studies.

Orientation Workbook HERE

This workbook was developed by the CMDHB School Health Awareness Raising Project (SHARP) Team to assist the orientation of new school nurses. It can easily be adapted to be used in any School Based Health Services Setting. We would welcome your feedback HERE

Acknowledgements HERE


Reviewed February 2012
Updated June 2016

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