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School Nurse Toolkit - Improving Young People's Health Literacy

School Nurse Toolkit - Improving Young People's Health Literacy

The Association for Young People's Health have released a toolkit for school nurses, designed to improve young people's health literacy. 

Produced with support from Public Health England, the toolkit is designed to help school nurses improve the health literacy of children and young people using simple and cost-effective methods. 

Health literacy is important for young people, providing knowledge and capacity to make informed and balanced choices about their health and wellbeing. There is a wide range of methods schools and school nurses can employ to improve the health literacy of pupils. 

The toolkit can be accessed here.

Released On 5th Dec 2016