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Refocused school nurse role: early adopter evaluation

Published: 27 Jul 2017

Evaluation of two early adopter sites (Dumfries and Galloway and Perth and Kinross) for a refocused role for school nursing.

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Contents
Refocused school nurse role: early adopter evaluation
Appendix 1: Topic guide for focus group - Managers

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Appendix 1: Topic guide for focus group - Managers

  • What are the key changes that have been introduced to the School Nursing Role?
  • What do you think was the rationale for implementing the priority areas?
  • What strategies or activities were put in place before the priority areas were introduced? (prompt to find out more about CPD and details about the training programme)
  • Could you tell me how the priority areas were implemented?
  • How is the refocused school nursing role incorporating individual or community assets and strength-based way of working?
  • What specific plans/structures have been put in place to ensure that school nurses improve their knowledge and awareness of community assets and referral pathways?
  • In what ways are you ensuring that school nurses are visible and accessible to school children, young people, their families and partner agencies?
  • In what ways are school nurses contributing to multiagency support for keeping children safe?
  • In what ways are you equipping school nurses to identify risks in children, young people and their families early and provide appropriate support?
  • How was it envisaged that the changes would make things better for:
    • School nurses and the wider school nursing team?
    • Children and families?
  • What do you think are the gaps in school nursing education and how can this be addressed?
  • In your opinion, what are the key benefits of this refocused school nursing role?
  • What were you expecting to achieve in the short, medium and long term?
  • In your opinion, what have been the key challenges of implementing the priority areas?
  • What might need to be in place to improve the school nursing role further?

Contact

Email: Gillian Overton, Gillian.overton@gov.scot

Phone: 0300 244 4000 – Central Enquiry Unit

The Scottish Government
St Andrew's House
Regent Road
Edinburgh
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