Should you need urgent health advice please contact your GP or call NHS 111. In an emergency please visit A&E or call 999
Wear a short sleeve T shirt for the session
Make sure you have something to eat and drink before and during the school day
You could hold your teachers or friends hand if needed.
You can also listen to music to help you chill out
A good way to relax is to close your eyes and imagine you are far away on a beach and the sea is lapping at your feet
…the injection is really quick – it’ll be over before you know it!
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Find out what services are available to you in your area. Remember your school nurse is always there to give you confidential help and support.
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