publication . Article . 2011

School nurses and mental health

Mark Haddad; Tanya Graham; Steven Pryjmachuk;
Open Access English
  • Published: 27 Aug 2011
  • Publisher: Blackwell Publishing
  • Country: United Kingdom
Aims and objectives: To explore the views of school nurses regarding mental health problems in young people and their potential for engaging in mental health work with this client group.\ud \ud Background: Mental health problems in children and young people are an important public health issue. Universal children’s services play a key role in identifying and managing these problems and, while school nurses have an important function in this work, little is known about their views on this aspect of their role.\ud \ud Design: A qualitative research design employing focus group methodology.\ud \ud Method: School nurses (n = 33) were purposively sampled from four sc...
Medical Subject Headings: education
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