Family Nurse Partnership

  • Experiences of a New Family Nurse

    24th November 2022 by

    We asked Gail Chapple to share her journey of becoming a new family nurse within the Family Nurse Partnership (FNP) in Scotland. A family nurse’s role is to visit families in their homes and provide intensive tailored support to young first-time mothers aged 19 or under, and eligible 20–24-year-olds, from early pregnancy until the child reaches two.

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  • Reflections on the 10 Year Analysis

    27th June 2022 by

    We asked Peter Macleod, retired Chief Executive of the Care Inspectorate, to offer his reflections on the Family Nurse Partnership (FNP) 10 Year Analysis, which we published on 6th May 2022.  The 10 Year Analysis is a review of FNP data over the 10 years of operation in Scotland, to examine successes of the programme and areas for improvement.

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  • International Nurses Day 2021: A Voice to Lead.

    12th May 2021 by

    To support the celebration of International Nurses Day we have asked our FNP National Clinical Lead, Pamela Murray, to reflect on her journey into this role and how she considers FNP to support the vision of nurses transforming the healthcare system. Tell us a bit about your role/yourself I started my NHS career in midwifery...

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  • Celebrating 10 years of FNP with NHS Lothian

    10th February 2020 by

    Children and Nurses dancing at the FNP Celebration event

    NHS Lothian hosted a fantastic evening of celebration in Edinburgh’s Corn Exchange. The event marked ten years of the Family Nurse Partnership (FNP) in Scotland. The Programme Management Office for FNP, here in Scottish Government, were delighted to share in the celebrations. Attendees included with some of the very first FNP families, nurses, staff and...

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  • FNP Newsletter: Winter 2019

    18th December 2019 by

    Download a PDF version here: FNP Winter Newsletter 2019

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  • REvaluation of the Family Nurse Partnership in Scotland

    24th June 2019 by

    Insights into the value of the Family Nurse Partnership programme from clients, family nurses and wider stakeholders across Scotland are available in a new report. The REvaluation of the Family Nurse Partnership in Scotland has been published. The report provides a summary of the methods and findings of the REvaluation, carried out across the current...

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  • Celebrating FNP Nurses

    10th May 2019 by

    To mark International Nurses Day, we’ve taken a look at some of our family nurse stories – how they approach working in FNP and what it means to them. Family Nurse Partnership (FNP) is a relational based programme, applied throughout the whole system. Our FNP nurses develop strong, trusting relationships with the families they support, their...

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  • Family Nurse Guest Blog – Maureen

    5th October 2018 by

    A lovely family nurse from Lanarkshire has shared her story about becoming a family nurse – Thanks so much Maureen for giving us this insight into your work as a Family Nurse. Tell us a bit about your role/yourself I was late starting nursing. I previously worked in finance and wanted a more fulfilling and...

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  • Guest Blog – Anne, family nurse

    13th July 2018 by

    Anne is a Family Nurse in NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde and has very kindly answered our questions on being a Family Nurse and about her working day. What made you apply to become a Family Nurse? The role of family nurse greatly appealed to me as not only did it offer the opportunity to work...

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  • GDPR  – a change to data protection law

    24th May 2018 by

    The General Data Protection Regulations comes into force on May 25, 2018, giving individuals more control over their personal data, and ensuring that organisations collect and process that information properly and securely. To find out more about GDPR, visit the Information Commissioner’s website.

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