"When the Family Nurse Partnership (FNP) RCT report was published, I said we would act quickly to learn from the findings and to adapt and improve the programme where we needed to. This is the first in an “FNP What Next” blogging series where we will share our thinking and reflections openly, and I hope, engage others with a commitment to...

It’s more than a week since the Family Nurse Partnership (FNP) trial report was published and we are now in new territory. Few would dispute that it’s a good idea to have robust evidence for complex social interventions, but FNP is unusual in England having undergone the scrutiny of an RCT. This means there is no “how to” guide...

The Family Nurse Partnership (FNP) trial report published today is hugely significant.  Here are just a few reasons why. First, it demonstrates real bravery and honesty across the board. The young mothers, often feeling judged, often wary and sometimes even scared of public services, committed not only to a relationship with a family nurse...