HC Deb 08 November 1999 vol 337 cc454-5W
Dr. Tonge

To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will make a statement on his plans for the School Nursing Service. [97437]

Mr. Hutton

School nurses are often ideally placed to help children, young people and their parents find the support and services they need to make the most of their time at school. This role is more fully described in "Saving Lives—Our Healthier Nation" and "Making a Difference: strengthening the nursing, midwifery and health visiting contribution to health and health care"—copies are available in the Library.