Each school has an allocated school nurse and parents can contact the School Nursing team directly on 01279 827902.
School nurses are qualified nurses with additional training, which specifically relates to the health needs of school aged children. They provide a service to all children attending mainstream schools in Hertfordshire, in addition an immunisation programme is offered to those in independent schools and home educated children. Children excluded from school are still able to access their services.
School Aged Immunisation Service
The telephone contact details for parents wishing to make enquiries for vaccination schedules in schools, advice about the vaccination programmes or to book an appointment for missed immunisations is:
01582 711581 for all secondary school children
0333 800 5100 for all primary school children (flu programme)
Email address for general enquiries:
Primary School Age: Immunisations delivered by Vaccinations UK
Childhood Flu Programme Reception to Year 5 pupils please refer to date of birth range (September 2018 Programme Date of Birth Range - 1st September 2008 and 31st August 2014)
Children and Young People in Special Educational Needs up to their 18th birthday
Secondary School Age: Immunisations delivered by HCT School Aged Immunisation team
HPV Programme School Year 8 and followed up in subsequent school years for incomplete vaccinations.
Men ACWY and DTP School Year 9 and followed up in subsequent school years for incomplete vaccinations.
Any School aged child requiring MMR please contact your GP or practice nurse or call 0333 800 5100 to make an appointment.