Text-a-Nurse Service

Text-a-Nurse is an easy way for young people aged 11-19 years to confidentially ask for help about a range of issues by sending a text message for advice and support.

This service is provided by School Nurses and aims to provide timely convenient access to confidential health advice on various issues;

• Sexual health
• Stress & Anxiety
• Emotional health and wellbeing
• Bullying
• Healthy eating
• Contraception
• Smoking, drugs and alcohol
• Self-harm
• General health concerns

Young people aged between 11 and 19 can confidentially text a school nurse to ask for help, to share their concerns or worries about a range of issues. They can also find out how to access other local services including emotional support or sexual health services. Texts are normally replied to within one working day.

  • Text a Nurse on 07480635982
  • Available:Monday to Friday, 9am to 4:30pm, excluding bank holidays.
  • Out of hours Anyone who texts the service out-of-hours receives an automatic ‘bounce back’ message that     explains where to get help, and when they can expect a response.

Meet our team of School Nurses behind ‘Text a Nurse’

Text A Nurse Meet The Team

Start a chat today by scanning the QR code below;

Text a Nurse QR Code to start a chat


Text-a-Nurse Poster (Pdf)

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