A study conducted by Cardiff University and published in The Lancet today is providing important new evidence on the effectiveness of the Family Nurse Partnership (FNP) in England, an NHS service working to support vulnerable teenage mothers-to-be, pregnant with their first child.

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In an insightful article for the NCT’s Perspectives journal, Editor Julie Clayton has explored how the Family Nurse Partnership helps young mothers to develop positive parenting skills to make a...

With thanks to the Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Trust

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We were pleased to see Yvonne Robert’s honest account of the Family Nurse Partnership in The Observer.

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More vulnerable families will be offered one to one support from dedicated family nurses, as the Government’s goal of expanding to 16,000 places on the Family Nurse Partnership is reached.

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Family Nurse Partnership (FNP) National Unit welcomes the additional 1.25bn that will be spent on a “major expansion” of mental health services for children and mothers of new babies over the next five years.

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Compassionate Minds is an approach that enables individuals to understand compassion, appreciate the importance of self-compassion and learn skills and techniques to use in their daily lives, which in turn helps manage emotional overwhelm or distress.

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Young mothers who may be missing out on vital health information are accessing support through a new smartphone app that guides them through pregnancy and the early stages of parenthood.

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The FNP National Unit is excited to launch a new information pack, a go-to document for key information about Family Nurse Partnership.

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The Norwegian Minister for Children, Equality and Social Inclusion, Ms Solveig Horne, today saw first-hand the difference the Family Nurse Partnership is making to young parents and their babies in Lambeth.

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Strong evidence tells us that teenage parents and their children are at higher risk of poor outcomes, and that low economic and psychological resources can often prevent them from being the parents they want to be. But 20 young parents, speaking to an audience of senior local authority and national leaders at a recent Family Nurse Partnership...

This week (17 to 21 November) we’re joining the Department of Health to celebrate its fourth ‘Week of action’ to celebrate the contribution nurses and other healthcare professionals have by keeping families, children and young people at the heart of what they do.

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