We're working with 11 FNP sites and Dartington Social Design Lab to improve outcomes for clients and how the programme is delivered.

Read about our emerging findings from this project in the ADAPT Interim Report.

Clinical adaptations

Using evidence and rapid cycle testing we have designed clinical adaptations in the following areas: 


Read more about each clinical adaptation design, including logic models and local context maps, in the ADAPT Key Documents Booklet.



Alongside this, all ADAPT sites are also testing a more personalised and flexible approach to how the programme is delivered. Personalisation is split into four strands:

  • Flexing the content - supporting nurses to focus client visits around areas where their client needs it most
  • Dial down/dial up - supporting nurses to reduce or increase number of visits according to their client's needs
  • Early graduation - supporting clients to leave FNP before their child's second birthday - when appropriate
  • Eligibility  - changing the criteria of the programme so we can target the mums and families who could benefit most from FNP.

Rapid cycle testing is an approach to innovation that tests changes rapidly and responsively, so that we can quickly see what works and what doesn’t - and act accordingly. 





Knowledge and Skills Exchange

Our Impact

The difference we make 

The National Unit

Overseeing the delivery of the FNP programme


A variety of contributions from the whole FNP community