My name is Helen and I am the school based youth health nurse for Robina State High School. I would like to take this opportunity to introduce myself to all staff, parents and students.
I am a registered nurse, endorsed midwife and nurse practioner in sexual health. I have a broad range of nursing experience and have a thorough understanding of the complex needs of young people. The main function of my position is to work in a collaborative way with the broader school community to achieve better health outcomes for young people, through:
Individual, confidential health consultation for students, parents and school staff
Health promotion activities in the school and classroom (on request)
Facilitating, assisting with teacher in-service on health issues/programs
Being a health resource person