School Nurse

The School Nursing Team Richard Cotton
The School Nursing team at Tunstall Primary Care Centre support all pupils that attend St Wilfrid's Catholic Academy. The named nurse is Richard Cotton but any of the school health team can be contacted all year round on the details at the bottom of this page.
Health
The school nurse is able to advise and provide support with a wide variety of health issues that include emotional health and other illness.
 
There are also links below to appropriate health websites that parents and pupils may find helpful.
Mental/emotional healthwww.youngminds.org.uk
 
Drugs and alcoholwww.talktofrank.com
Healthy eatingwww.nhs.uk/Change4Life
Generalwww.nhs.uk
 
Referrals
Referrals to the school nurse can be made directly via the school reception. We try our best to see any pupil referred within two weeks, but will prioritise for more urgent cases.
 
There is also a drop-in service at Tunstall Primary Care Centre every Monday afternoon between 3pm-4:30pm which is open to all pupils and parents for support or advice of any health-related issue or concern.
Appointments can be made but are not always necessary.
Contact can be accessed on the details below. 
 
Contact
School Nurse Team: Richard Cotton, Sonia Harley, Vicky Sumner
 
Tunstall Primary Care Centre
Alexandra Park
Scotia Road
Tunstall
Stoke on Trent
ST6 6BE
 
Main reception: 0300 1230972
Direct:  0300 1230995 (Extension: 4307 or 4310)
 
An answer phone service is available if we are unable to take your call.