A national conference for local authority children's services and public health leaders

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Local authority children's services and public health leaders from across England turned out in force last week at a conference hosted by the Family Nurse Partnership. October 2015 will see local authorities take commissioning responsibility for FNP and this event aimed to highlight how FNP fits with LA strategic plans for children 0-19.

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Baby Buddy is a new free mobile app for parents and parents-to-be with personalised content approved by doctors and midwives, from pregnancy up to the first six months after birth. The project is run by the charity, Best Beginnings and has been generously funded by the Big Lottery.

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The Family Nurse Partnership National Unit today welcomes the launch of the Early Intervention Guidebook, from the Early Intervention Foundation (EIF).

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More first time young parents and their babies in England will now receive one-to-one intensive support as the Family Nurse Partnership (FNP) programme exceeds 100 sites across England this month.

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A study published this week by JAMA Pediatrics – a leading, peer-reviewed journal of the American Medical Association – found that Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP) reduces preventable death among both low-income mothers and their first-born children living in disadvantaged, urban areas.

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Congratulations to two family nurses from FNP Cornwall, who have received honorary titles for their outstanding patient care.

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Tens of thousands of babies will now have a better start in life following a £215 million Big Lottery Fund investment to five areas in England.

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The National Unit is delighted to announce the launch of a new Family Nurse Partnership site in Enfield.

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Helen Lambourne, the Oxford FNP Supervisor, was interviewed recently on BBC Radio Oxford as part of Teenage Pregnancy Week. She discussed how the Family Nurse Partnership can support young mothers to make a long lasting difference.

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We are delighted to share an article that was published in Birmingham’s local newspaper. The story, featured in the Birmingham Mail, tells of two mums who wrote and recorded a special song as a way of saying ‘thank you’ to their family nurse,...

NSPCC have published a series of reports looking at issues facing families with babies and what can be done to support parents to keep their infants safe and give them the care they need. The Family Nurse Partnership is referenced in the report.

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