Bury School Nursing Service

We work with school-age children and young people, aged 5 to 19 years, with the aim of ensuring they experience the very best health and wellbeing and can reach their full potential.

We are responsible for delivering the Healthy Child Programme and for supporting the individual needs of families, as needed. Click here to find out more about the Healthy Child Programme.

This involves providing a wide range of care, advice and support including screening, health assessments, health promotion activities, health advice and much more.  We also signpost children and young people to other appropriate services.

We can also provide support for parents, carers and education staff.

We offer confidential advice in a variety of settings, including homes, schools and community venues. We provide a lunchtime drop in at most high schools for young people.

A range of professionals make up the School Nursing Service.  This includes specialist practitioners in public health school nursing, qualified staff nurses, school nursing assistants and healthcare support workers.

We also work in close partnership with a range of other professionals across Bury. 

Contact us

To contact your school nurse please phone the relevant service as follows:

  • Schools in Radcliffe: 0161 724 2086 Opt 2
  • Schools in Whitefield or Unsworth: 0161 351 2135 Opt 2
  • Schools in Ramsbottom, Tottington or North Manor: 01706 283 506
  • Schools in Prestwich: 0161 798 2160 
  • Schools in Bury central: 0161 762 3291 (option 5)

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Contact Information

Ramsbottom HC,

Carr St,




Opening Hours

Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm

Referral Methods

  • Self referral
  • GP
  • Health professional
  • Social care professional