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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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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