Family Nurse Partnership

  • Welcoming our new FNP National Clinical Lead

    6th September 2023 by

    We asked our newly appointed FNP National Clinical Lead, Amy Piper, to reflect on her journey into this new role.

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  • Celebrating the 2023 Family Nurse Partnership Scotland Conference

    21st April 2023 by

    On Thursday 16th March the Scottish Government hosted a conference for all Family Nurse Partnership staff at the Hilton Carlton in Edinburgh. The event was attended by over 160 people from a range of backgrounds, including family nurses, supervisors, data managers and some of our NES colleagues.

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  • 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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  • 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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