Home School Link Service

Provides support, advice and guidance to help parents and children obtain a positive school experience.  For more information contact:

Laura Simm
Integrated Children’s Services
Scottish Borders Council
4-8 Newtown Street
Duns
TD11 3DT
Tel: (01361) 886115
Mob: (07789) 396069
Email: laura.simm@scotborders.gov.uk

School Nurse Visits

Carries out P1 health checks along with checking child’s height and weight at certain year levels.  Action plans are provided for pupils with any medical or dietary needs.  For more information contact:

Elaine Silcock
Public Health Nurse – Schools
Knoll Health Centre
Duns
Tel: (01361) 883373

School Dental Visits

Each year, usually in May / June the school is contacted to arrange dental visits for children. Certain year groups are periodically checked to monitor dental health across the board.  For more information about the NHS Borders dental service visit: http://www.nhsbordersdentists.scot.nhs.uk

Bug Busting Blitz

See the NHS leaflet (pdf file).

If you need any assistance or advice on this matter please contact the Public Health Nurse: Elaine Silcock, Knoll Hospital, Duns   Tel. (01361) 883373