More than 1 in 10 new mums in the UK will experience a mental health problem during pregnancy or the first year of their child’s life. Whilst postnatal depression is perhaps the best known, there are a range of perinatal mental health problems, which can occur in pregnancy as well as postnatally, and which also include anxiety, OCD, PTSD, and...

Nicki Jeffries, FNP Supervisor from Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust, writes about how the Family Nurse Partnership helps to support young parents' sexual health and healthy relationships.

Family Nurse Partnership (FNP), like any commissioned service, is a valuable and finite resource within a local context. It’s absolutely vital that it can be used to maximum effect for improving outcomes for children and families. And this often requires flexibility, particularly in response to clients’ needs.

A famous Sidney Harris cartoon depicts two men contemplating a mathematical equation scrawled on a board. In the middle is written in capital letters ‘THEN A MIRACLE OCCURS’, prompting one man to say to the other, “I think you should be more specific here in Step 2”.

In July, we welcomed 47 new recruits to the 10th wave of FNP Foundations training – marking nearly a decade of FNP learning since the programme was introduced in England in 2007.

In July, we welcomed 47 new recruits to the 10th wave of FNP Foundations training – marking nearly a decade of FNP learning since the programme was introduced in England in 2007.

In July, we welcomed 47 new recruits to the 10th wave of FNP Foundations training – marking nearly a decade of FNP learning since the programme was introduced in England in 2007.

In July, we welcomed 47 new recruits to the 10th wave of FNP Foundations training – marking nearly a decade of FNP learning since the programme was introduced in England in 2007.

Supporting young mums to breastfeed is one of the key outcomes for Family Nurse Partnership. . That's why improving breastfeeding...

The Early Intervention Foundation presented its latest report, on parental relationships, at its annual conference last month. It focusses on what works to enhance these relationships and why that’s so...

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