School Health Advisors
School Nurses – Janet Schofield and Sarah Clegg
The School Nurses are Janet Schofield and Sarah Clegg. They work across the sites of all the Oldham special school but are onsite at some points each week and are available to offer advice to parents and staff. They arrange Doctor Howard’s weekly clinic and also prioritise children for the Dietician clinic as well as providing any medical training that school staff may need in order to meet the children’s needs.
The School Nurses are also able to refer pupils to other healthcare professionals including: Consultant Paediatrician; Ophthalmologist; Special Needs Dental Care and the Podiatrist.
Health Care Support Assistant – Charlene Biggs
Charlene Biggs is Kingfisher’s Health Care Support Assistant and is based at Kingfisher full time. Charlene supports classes with the administering of medication and any health queries. She also liaises with other healthcare professionals.
They can both be contacted through the school office on 0161 770 5910