Family Nurse Partnership
24th November 2022 by family-nurse-partnership
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.
27th June 2022 by family-nurse-partnership
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.
10th February 2020 by Laura Maclaughlin
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…
10th May 2019 by Laura Maclaughlin
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…
5th October 2018 by Anne Dagg
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…
13th July 2018 by Anne Dagg
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…