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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  • Celebrating 10 years of FNP with NHS Lothian

    10th February 2020 by

    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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  • 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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