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...